Chapter 5: Navigation Rules


In this chapter we'll first learn about the rules of Boater Responsibility, then determine how to maintain a proper lookout and regulating speed to stay safe on the water.

Then, we'll learn how to navigate the vessel around different surroundings. Large commercial vessels, narrow channels, and areas with heavy boating traffic all require approached to remain safe.

Finally, we'll learn about the Navigation Rules of boating. When one has the right of way when to yield to other boaters, and what actions one needs to take when crossing another vessel's path.

Let's begin.