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					                        Definitions
              Dead Reckoning
                Calculating a boat’s position based on its
                 course, speed, and time run from a previous
                 position
              Dead Reckoning Track
                The intended course line of a vessel as
                 plotted on a chart
              DR Position
                The presumed position of a vessel
                 on a DR track
B 97 13-01                                         United States Power Squadrons®
                  Labeling a
             DR Track and Position




B 97 13-02                       United States Power Squadrons®
               A Bow-On Bearing


             North




                     Compass Direction - 055




B 97 13-03                                 United States Power Squadrons®
                    Mounting a Cleat with a
                       Backing Block

                   Cleat



         Deck
                                                  Backing Block


                   Apply caulking to the bolt holes between the
                        deck and cleat before tightening

BS 98 03-25 - B 97 14-03                                  United States Power Squadrons®
                    TOWING TECHNIQUES

                                   Stern cleats
             Transom               with backing
             Eyebolts


               Bow Eye




                           Bridle around
                                boat
BS 98 03-26 - B 97 14-04                          United States Power Squadrons®
                  Man Overboard Recovery
                       Procedures
  Shout “Man Overboard”
  Toss out a life preserver
  Keep victim in sight
  Stop forward motion and turn back to victim
  Approach victim against wind/waves



BS 98 03-27 - B 97 14-05              United States Power Squadrons®
      Operating in Restricted Visibility
                           Reduce speed
                           Sound proper signals
                           Life jackets on all aboard
                           Post lookouts bow an stern
                           Navigation lights on
                           Listen for other boats
                           Determine position

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             Severe Weather Procedures
              Life jackets on all aboard
              Best helmsman steering
              Best speed to control the boat
              Close all hatches and ports
              Seat passengers low in the boat
              Fasten down all gear
              Estimate your position
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                   Reacting to a Collision
                    Account for crews - both boats
                    Give first aid if needed
                    Call for help if needed
                    Estimate your position
                    Life jackets on all aboard
                    Make emergency repairs if needed
                    Report accident as required

BS 98 03-33 - 97 14-13                            United States Power Squadrons®
      Trailer Safety Chain Installation




BS 98 01-48 - B 97 15-01         United States Power Squadrons®
                           Installing Safety Chain
                                 “S” Hooks



               Wrong                           Right




BS 98 01-49 - B 97 15-02                         United States Power Squadrons®
             Tongue Coupler and Jack




B 97 15-04                       United States Power Squadrons®
                           Backing a Trailer




BS 98 01-50 - B 97 15-05                       United States Power Squadrons®
                               PWCs Are Boats!
            United States Coast Guard
                    A Class “A” ( less than 16 ft.) inboard

            Personal Watercraft Industry
                    Inboard boat, less than 13 ft.
                    Uses an internal combustion engine to power a
                           water jet pump for propulsion
                    No load-carrying area that can retain water
                    Persons sit on, rather than within the hull
BS 98 01-36 - B 97 16-01                                   United States Power Squadrons®
                 PWC Required Equipment

                    Registration and Numbers
                    Hull Identification Number
                    Life Jackets - one for each passenger
                    Fire Extinguisher
                    Sound Producing Device



BS 98 01-42 - B 97 16-05                          United States Power Squadrons®
     Important Navigation Rules For
            PWC Operators
                            Lookout
                            Safe Speed
                            Priority in Movement
                            Overtaking
                            Meeting
                            Crossing
                            Diver Down
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             Boating Law Enforcement
              State, municipal, town police
              United States Coast Guard
              Police volunteer auxiliary
              Lake patrol officers
              Conservation officers
              Harbormasters and their deputies


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                            Optional Personal
                           Equipment for PWCs

                 Sun block
                 Strap-on sun glasses or goggles
                 Gloves to grip controls
                 Wet Suits for warmth and protection




BS 98 01-44 - B 97 16-09                        United States Power Squadrons®

				
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