Motor Boater I

Get your motor runnnin'

Once you master the basics, you can toot your own horn - and the boat horn :D

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Requirements

  1. Show how to safely board the motor boat.

  2. On the motor boat, point out all of the NY State required motor boat safety equipment.

  3. Explain safety procedures for passengers in the boat (position when underway, how to drive in rough water or over boat wakes, etc.).

  4. With an experienced motorboat operator, drive the boat controlling the wheel only (not the throttle) and demonstrate the ability to: turn left, turn right, drive in a complete circle, navigate towards a specified point, continue to drive straight while scanning for other boats, and properly drive over waves or motor boat wakes.