Smart Boating - Aids To Navigation
The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time.A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating.
The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons.
Few things can be more intimidating to any boater than the systems of buoys and beacons that decorate our waterways. Making sense of it all isn't really hard once you know how to look at the system from a different perspective. By looking at the big picture and breaking the system down, you'll get a better understanding of just why these markers and buoys are where they are and have a better handle on how to make sense of them. Join Captain Steve on a tour of both lateral and non-lateral aids to navigation, regulatory markers and the systems of both the Intracoastal Waterway and the Western Rivers. Subjects covered include:
- Lateral Aids
- Non-Lateral Aids
- Intracoastal Waterway Marks
Each program comes with valuable bonus material for download. These forms can be accessed via your computer. Includes:
Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning VHF Marine Radios Frequencies, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log.
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