This course shows how to prepare boats for arrival at their destinations by readying lines, equipment and passengers or crew for the intended arrival manoeuvres. Bringing boats to predetermined points by using a stopping procedure – giving consideration to wind, current and boat traffic. Securing boats to a dock or slip or mooring or shoreline, all by using appropriate lines and knots.

Topics covered include: Preparing for arrival, docking, mooring & shoreline landing, as well as securing the boat.



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America's Boating Channel

America’s Boating Channel™ is produced by United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. The service features professionally produced high-definition safe boating and boater education videos. America’s Boating Channel has been recognized with the National Boating Industry Safety Award as the 2021 Top Marine Media Outlet and with the 2022 International Boating & Water Safety Summit Communication Award for the top Video Public Service Announcement (PSA) Series. As the premier boating organization dedicated to “Safe Boating through Education” since 1914, USPS is America’s Boating Club® – For Boaters, By Boaters™.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 33 minutes
  5. Intended for: Recreational Boater
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference