Flashcards in 1. Basic Skills and Seamanship Deck (30)
Holds up a rail
The right side of a boat, looking forward. From Norse "stjorn board"
Toward the back of a boat
A marine toilet.
The stern cross section of a square stern boat.
Rise up on top of the water when it has enough speed.
Engine mounted on the transom
A boat that transports people and gear.
A runabout with seats in the front. Do not confuse with bowriding, a dangerous practice of sitting on the bow of a power boat.
Personal watercraft, "jetski"
The shortest distance from the waterline to the top of a vessel's sides or transom is its:
Select your boat to suit your
A vessel is anything used on the water for
The part of a stern-drive engine that is outside the vessel is called the
If a boat weighs more than the water it displace, it
Skiffs, jonboats, houseboats, and pontoon boats should be used only
in sheltered waters
The primary responsibility for the safety of all persons on board a boat whether rented or privately owned belongs to
the boat operator
The mean of propulsion often used in rocky, shallow water where propellers are easily damaged is
a jet drive
When selecting a powerboat, consider
a boat that matches your intended use.
If you are buying a used boat, have it examined for possible defects by
a marine surveyor
The forward part of a vessel is called the
Fiberglass is a popular boatbuilding material because it is
strong, heavy (question this one), easily molded, easily repaired -- all of the above.
From the Norse, we got the term "steering board" which eventually became
The keel and planks of a boat together make up the
Which of the following is a vessel?
ALL of the above
A bass boat can become dangerous in rough water because of
its low freeboard.
A planing-hulled vessel
rides on top of the water at cruising speed.
The flat, vertical surface on the aft portion of boats is called the
The top speed of a displacement-hulled vessel depends primarily on its