f Chapter 2
Boating Law, Navigational Rules and Navigational Aids
OBJECTIVES You will learn: f General laws about operating a boat within the State of California f Safety equipment required by law f Navigational rules and navigational aids
OK, now you know about personal safety. Before you operate any boat, you should also understand Boating Law and the Rules of Navigation. Boating Law includes registering your vessel properly, and knowing and using the right safety equipment. The Rules of Navigation enable you to handle your vessel when other boats are around, and safely launch in harbors and other busy waterways that use aids to navigation (called ATONs). Know the rule and help prevent accidents.
California Course for Safe Boating
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