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1

Does a boat handle better going with the wind or against it?

Going against the wind.
Also going against the current allows for better handling.

2

When going with the current, how fast must you go to maintain maneuverability?

When going with the current, you must go faster than the current to maintain maneuverability.

3

How do you apply the brakes on a boat?

Boats don't have brakes, you must put the engine in reverse and accelerate backwards to come to a stop.