Monday, March 8, 2010
You're the skipper, you're responsible !
Every year there are many preventable accidents and incidents which occur on our waterways.
Many of these incidents occur simply because of a lack of understanding of basic marine navigation techniques and water-traffic rules.
This online module has been designed by New South Wales Government (NSW Maritime) with the assistance of Britain's Royal National Lifeboat Institution to reinforce the boating safety knowledge that you already have as a navigator and hopefully prevent future accident from occuring.
Using animation, boaters can choose to view navigation buoys and marks from a variety of angles and views and then adjust the visibility to see these marks in both daylight and at night.
So, let's gain a better understanding of the various colors and configurations of lights by responding to a series of different scenarios in interactive quizzes, manipulating all a variety of vessels including motor boats and sailing boats.