ERIC Number: ED256727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Boating the Right Way.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This monograph is a multipurpose resource document developed to meet the needs of young adults seeking boating knowledge, and to serve as a guide to the safe operation of watercraft. Chapter one deals with types of watercraft and the responsibilities of the boater. In chapter two, the water environment is discussed, including the water cycle, currents and tides, weather, and darkness and unfamiliar waters. The third chapter is devoted to equipment needed for safe boating. Techniques for handling different types of boats are discussed in the fourth chapter. Chapter five consists mainly of a study guide in the form of a self-test based on information contained in the booklet, "ABCs of the California Boating Law." A copy of the booklet is included with this publication. In chapter six, heavy weather and emergency procedures are discussed. The final chapter deals with first aid procedures for accident victims, heat sickness, and hypothermia. A glossary of terms and selected references are included. (JD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Boat Operators, First Aid, Maritime Education, Navigation, Recreational Activities, Safety, Sailing
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802-0271 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.