Chapter 2: Boating Safety


Now that you've been introduced to the different parts of the boat and the various regulations that boaters must be aware of and adhere to. Let's take a deeper look at some of the systems and equipment which will further ensure your safety when operating a vessel.

This chapter will introduce one of the most important aspects of a vessel, the navigation lights, as well as the equipment one needs to keep safe while boating, which includes everything from the all-important Personal Flotation Device, to fire extinguishers, to distress signals that can alert others when in an emergency.