Utah Boating Safety Course


CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY

AFTER READING CHAPTER 2, YOU SHOULD HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • The various types of Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) and their characteristics, as well as the state regulations regarding PFDs on a boat
  • Proper sizing of a PFD for a passenger
  • When a PFD should be worn
  • How to care for PFDs
  • The various types of fire extinguishers for boats, and how to maintain them
  • What a backfire flame control device is, and what it is for
  • Natural and powered ventilation systems
  • Navigation light requirements for different types and sizes of boats