Answer these questions by circling the letter representing the correct answer.
a. Games played by sailors out to sea b. Knots commonly tied by sailors c. Federal rules to guide the operation of a boat on the open ocean d. Navigational markers
2. You can moor your boat to a:
a. Red-striped buoy b. Danger sign c. White buoy with a blue band d. Solid green or red buoys
3. A red nun buoy marks:
a. The right (starboard) side of the channel b. The safe entrance and exit to a channel c. The location of submerged debris d. One-way traffic
Turn to page 88 for correct answers.
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Lets start by identifying what exactly certain boats are. Sometimes the terminology can get lost on beginners, so well look at some of the most common boats and what theyre called. These boats are exactly what the name implies. They are meant to be used for fishing. Most fishing boats are powered by outboard motors, and many also have a trolling motor mounted on the bow. Bass boats can be made of aluminium or fibreglass.