Boating Basics Online - Basic Boating Safety Course
Chapter 2 - Objectives

Looking over the stern of a boat.The Nautical Know How Basic Boating Safety material is made available to provide information to anyone interested in boating and boating safety. The objectives of the material are to make the general public aware of the following:

This material is designed to introduce a boater to legal and safe boating practices. It applies to all who use a boat, whether as skipper or as someone simply along for the fun.

It is primarily designed to address the requirements of smaller recreational vessels, although some mention of larger vessels does appear. Again, we encourage you to use this material as a starting point in your continuing boating education.

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