Maps and charts are flat.
Our planet is round.
why the bathroom on a boat is called a head
and not a bathroom?
Stuart wants to know: On the compass we use 360 degrees, why 360 and not 100 or 200? Who first used it and why?
Corey Asks: Why is having a fire extinguisher on your boat a rule when there is alot of water around the boat to put out the fire?
Nathan Asks: Please explain the term waterline length. Does this length of a boat affect how fast a boat can go ?
Lauren Asks: How do you save someone who falls overboard in a boat that is moving quite fast?Â If you don’t know how drive.
A Visit to the Niï¿½a
Giggles’ Report on the Mariner Scout Ship Swift
The History of Navigation
How to be a Storm Spotter!
How to Tie Some Useful Knots!
How to Calculate Distance to the Horizon!
Life Jackets Work?
Good question from Emily !
Why are Life Jackets Orange?
Good question from Cindy !
Why Do Cigarette Boats Have a Closed Bow?
Good question from Bryce !
How Do Boats Float?
Good question from Steve !
Why Does a Boat Ride Higher in the Water When You Are Going Fast ? Good question from Bruce !
Boat Terms What does “abeam” mean? Good Question from Jennifer !
Stuff You Need to Have Onboard
Print a list of all required equipment
All About PFDs (Life Jackets)
All About Distress Signals
Classes of Boats
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