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1 Boating is fun… well show you how Americas Boating Course 3 rd Edition 1 Required Safety Equipment Chapter 1 Section 2 >>

2 Boating is fun… well show you how Required Safety Equipment Federal requirements Based on size of vessel Know your boats class 2 >>

3 Boating is fun… well show you how Length of Boats 3 Class A: less than 16 ft Class 3: 40 ft to less than 65 ft Class 2: 26 ft to less than 40 ft Class 1: 16 ft to less than 26 ft >>

4 Boating is fun… well show you how 4 Length of Boats length >> outboard inboard

5 Boating is fun… well show you how >> 5

6 Boating is fun… well show you how Life Jacket Requirements One for each person Correct size - fit Serviceable Readily available Children must wear 6 >> USCG Approved PFD Required (Personal Floatation Device = Life Jacket)

7 Boating is fun… well show you how Type I PFD Offshore Elevates head Turns most users face up For emergencies Big and bulky 7 >>

8 Boating is fun… well show you how Type II PFD Near shore & inland Elevates head Turns some users face up Part of USCG kit 8 >>

9 Boating is fun… well show you how Type III PFD Buoyant device Many uses Many styles More comfortable Doesnt elevate head Doesnt turn face up 9 >>

10 Boating is fun… well show you how Cushion Type IV Throwable 10 >> Life Ring Usually required Thrown to person overboard Horseshoe buoy

11 Boating is fun… well show you how Throwable 11 Throwables >>

12 Boating is fun… well show you how Inflatables Inflatable PFDs ZERO buoyancy unless inflated Inflated manually or automatically Requires regular maintenance Not to be used for: Weak or non-swimmers Children under 16 or under 80 lbs Water Impact Sports; under clothing >> 12

13 Boating is fun… well show you how 13 >> Inflatables >>

14 Boating is fun… well show you how Type V PFD Some inflatables Buoyant suits Sailboat harness PFD Hybrids 14 >>

15 Boating is fun… well show you how Type V PFD Special use devices 15 >>

16 Boating is fun… well show you how 16 >> Everyone Needs a Life Jacket

17 Boating is fun… well show you how 17 >> Special Life Jackets for Special Boaters

18 Boating is fun… well show you how Condition & Serviceability Inspect all zippers & straps Replace if ripped or torn USCG approval label must be readable Replace after extended exposure to water or weather Check cartridge on inflatable PFD Test inflation for 24 hours 18 >>

19 Boating is fun… well show you how Are You Ready? We asked two skippers to get themselves, crew, and passengers into life jackets as quickly as possible. Heres how the simulated emergency looked. 19 >>

20 Boating is fun… well show you how Simulated Emergency Click to Load Video End Video >>

21 Boating is fun… well show you how >> 21

22 Boating is fun… well show you how Extinguisher Requirements Inboard engines, including I/Os Closed compartments Permanently installed fuel tanks Minimum ONE required Maybe more 22 >> Required if …

23 Boating is fun… well show you how Types of Fires 23 >>

24 Boating is fun… well show you how Portables - Manual >> 24 Note the a-b, a-b-c, b-c labels

25 Boating is fun… well show you how Portables - Manual Dry chemical Class BC 2.5 lbs - very small 5 or 10 lbs - better >> 25

26 Boating is fun… well show you how Fixed Location - Automatic For engine area Auto-extinguish No need to open compartment 26 >>

27 Boating is fun… well show you how Locations Engine area Galley Living quarters Cockpit Easy to reach 27 Fire Extinguishers should be on all vessels >>

28 Boating is fun… well show you how Maintenance Inspect monthly Check gauge Rotate & shake No movement – replace 7 year life 28 Note - gauge is in red; should not be used >>

29 Boating is fun… well show you how How to Use Pull pin Aim Squeeze trigger Spray at base of fire 29 >>

30 Boating is fun… well show you how Fire Demo 30 >> Click to Start Fire Demo

31 Boating is fun… well show you how Approved by DC-E USCG AuxA, Inc 1C

32 Boating is fun… well show you how Approved by DC-E USCG AuxA, Inc 32

33 Boating is fun… well show you how Approved by DC-E USCG AuxA, Inc 36

34 Boating is fun… well show you how Approved by DC-E USCG AuxA, Inc 44

35 Boating is fun… well show you how Approved by DC-E USCG AuxA, Inc 48

36 Boating is fun… well show you how Approved by DC-E USCG AuxA, Inc 4C

37 Boating is fun… well show you how Fire Demo 37 >> End Demo

38 Boating is fun… well show you how 38 >> 38

39 Boating is fun… well show you how Visual Distress Signals Many boaters MUST carry Only for Emergencies Must be serviceable Check pyrotechnic expiration date 39 >>

40 Boating is fun… well show you how Locations Requiring VDS 40 >> Small Rivers Bay VDS not required VDS required Less than 2 miles Large Rivers & Open Water

41 Boating is fun… well show you how Pyrotechnic VDS Red flare – day or night Orange Smoke – day Aerial meteors and flares 41 >>

42 Boating is fun… well show you how Non-pyrotechnic VDS Signal mirror – day Orange distress flag – day Electric distress light (SOS) – day or night 42 >>

43 Boating is fun… well show you how Hand-held Pyrotechnics Hold over side of boat Use holder Light with striker Use sparingly – who can see? Short burn time Limited range 43 >>

44 Boating is fun… well show you how Flares Demo Click to Load Video 44 >> End Video

45 Boating is fun… well show you how Aerial pyrotechnics Great visibility Very short burn They are firearms Parachute flares last longer 45 >>

46 Boating is fun… well show you how Aerial Flare Demo Click to Load Video 46 >> End Video

47 Boating is fun… well show you how Parachute Flare Good height Longer burn time Use with caution 47 >>

48 Boating is fun… well show you how Click to Load Video Parachute Flare Demo 48 End Video >>

49 Boating is fun… well show you how Orange Distress Flag Highest point possible Flat on deck for aircraft visibility 49 >> Fly square over dot

50 Boating is fun… well show you how Daytime Alternatives 50 Animation >> Signal mirror Wave arms up & down at your sides

51 Boating is fun… well show you how Click for VDS Summary Flares Ready? 51 >> Flares ready?

52 Boating is fun… well show you how Sound Producing Devices Required on all boats under 39.4 ft Usually whistle or horn 52 >>

53 Boating is fun… well show you how Sound Producers Electric Horn 53 >> Compressed Air Horn Whistle

54 Boating is fun… well show you how Sound Producers Bell 54 >> The amended USCG rule no longer requires a vessel between 39.4 ft. (12 meters) and 65.6 ft. (20 meters) to carry a bell. States may have additional rules.

55 Boating is fun… well show you how Know How to Use Visual Distress Signals Click to Load Video End Video >>

56 Boating is fun… well show you how Boating Equipment Anchor and line Spare parts and tool kit Compass and charts Radio, VHF-FM marine Docking lines First aid kit Water for emergencies Flashlight Spare bulbs 56 LAST

57 Boating is fun… well show you how End Section 2 57 END


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