Boating Terminology

Basic Boat Terminology

Boating Terminology Who is the ‘Operator’? A boat ‘operator’ is the person who is in control of the pleasure craft and who is responsible for it’s operation. As a pleasure craft operator you...

The Basic Parts of a Boat and Personal Watercraft

Definitions: Parts of a Boat Bow: The forward or front part of your boat is called the ‘bow’. Port: The left side of your boat when you’re seated and looking forward. Starboard: The right side o...