Lesson 1 – The Boat and the Driver


In this lesson we will be taking a look at the basic terminology of a boat and responsibilities of the driver. The goal is to understand how the boat, the driver, and the water all work together to create the best experience. It starts with the boat and ends with how safety and ocean etiquette.

Learning Goals

  1. Terms on a boat
  2. Boat Categories, Hull Types, and Certifications
  3. Stability of the Boat
  4. Safety
  5. Ocean and Boat etiquette.


We will then end with a short quiz to make sure you grasp and understand everything you need to know from lesson 1. Don´t worry about the score, you can easily go back and review things you missed.

Chapter 1