The Anatomy of a Boat

Some boat parts have familiar names, such as "windshield," while other parts have names unique to boating. To operate a boat safely, it's necessary to learn the names and locations of the parts of a boat, because you will come across them in manuals, in discussions with other boaters, and on navigation signs and charts. If you do not know the definition of any part, look it up in the glossary at the end of the workbook.

You will learn:

♦ Basic boat anatomy

♦ Trailering

♦ Storage of your boat

General operating guidelines and techniques:

♦ Maintaining your boat and engine

Specific information on:

♦ Powerboating

Speed Boat Anatomy
How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

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.

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