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Shortest distance from the waterline to the top of a vessels sides is its

Freeboard

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Select your boat to suit your

Needs

2

Vessel is anything used on the water for

Transportation

3

Part of a stern drive engine that is outside the vessel is called the

Out drive

4

If a boat weighs more than the water it displaces it

Sinks

5

Skiffs, jonboats, houseboats....should only be used in

Sheltered waters

6

The primary responsibility for the safety of persons on board a boat..... Belongs to

The operator

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Means of propulsion in rocky shallow waters

Jet drive

8

When selecting a power boat consider

A boat that matches your intended use

9

If buying a used boat have it examined by

A marine surveyor

10

Forward part of a vessel is the

Bow

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Norse term steering board eventually became

Starboard

12

Keel and planks together make the

Hull

13

A bass boat can become dangerous in rough water because of its

Low freeboard

14

A planning hull vessel

Rides on top of water at cruising speeds

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Flat vertical surface on the aft portion

Transom

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Top speed of displacement hulled vessel depends primarily on its

Length

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In the water the easiest type of engine to work on is

A stern drive