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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, Grade 9 - 12, Marine Technology, 2009

1.) Apply safety rules, regulations, and procedures for marine technology, including first aid, fire, electrical, tools, equipment, and fueling.

2.) Identify various types of vessels commonly used in the marine industry, including runabouts, cruisers, sailboats, and commercial vessels.

3.) Define terms relative to marine technology, including general terms, structural terms, ropes and lines, navigational terms, equipment terminology, and construction detail terms.

4.) Demonstrate small boat handling techniques.

5.) Explain emergency procedures associated with seamanship, including man overboard, fire, leaks and damage control, assistance, and abandoning ship.

6.) Identify safety equipment associated with marine technology.

7.) Demonstrate marine and boat maintenance procedures, including life-saving equipment, engine and fuel systems, electrical systems, and inspections.

8.) Demonstrate first aid procedures while aboard a vessel.

9.) Demonstrate various types of knots, hitches, and splices.

Examples: square knot, bowline, clove hitch, single becket, double becket, rolling hitch, French bowline, bowline on a bight, anchor bend, round turn and two half-hitches, sheepshank, figure eight

10.) Explain navigational aides including lights, day shapes, whistle signals, buoys, markers, charts, and the Global Positioning System (GPS).

11.) Apply navigational terms, including navigation lights, anchor lights, day shapes, and whistle signals.

•  Identifying navigational rules, including pilot rules, steering and sailing rules, general prudential rule, rules of good seamanship, and penalties
12.) Explain various communications, including very high frequency (VHF), ultra high frequency (UHF), marine advisories, radar, and medium frequency (MF).

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