Boating safety and first aid.
Develop a checklist.
Checking the hull.
Motor size compared with the boat.
Fueling—dangers, precautions, and procedures.
Loading a small boat.
When not to go out.
Equipment—anchors, line, signaling, first aid kit
Project—Have class develop a checklist.
Seamanship—Review sea terms (see glossary).
Knots—Have class learn to tie overhand, square, sheet bend,
bowline, clove hitch, two half hitches, and belaying to a cleat.
Class project—Prepare to cruise. Have class demonstrate on an
actual boat the checklist, and procedures covered in items 1—12.
Types and uses of anchors.
Wind and current.
Conclusion—Present Small-Boat Handler’s Bar, No. 04052, to those
successfully completing the course.
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