- First of all, we will show you the ropes.
You will be provided with your own ropes, a satisfactory supply. There is no need to remove other's ropes or wrap your ropes around them to keep warm.
- Your helm, commonly referred to as a steering wheel is ineffective in turning the vessel unless the boat is actually moving.
- Your boat does not have brakes. It does have a braking system though and it is not operated by hitting other boats, it is from using the reverse gear.
- The company that kindly provided you with the use of their oversized boat is too busy showing customers the ropes to offer you proper tuition in controlling up to 45 feet of a G.R.P. (Get ready to prang) vessel.
- Fortunately your hire boat will be fitted with a huge rubber strip running around its edges. You will have noticed similar rubber on dodgem cars, although not to be confused with. This will protect your vessel from collisions whilst obliterating others.
- The subject of reversing. Despite having a helm and reverse gear, your boat cant actually go backwards under intelligent control. Its only purpose is to reduce the speed that you impact other boats.
- If you are going to insult other boaters with sentence enhancers, please do so eloquently.
- The numbered signs you see on river banks are not minimum speed signs.
- Running your engines at moorings before 8 a.m. is very helpful in waking up other boaters. Whilst running your engines after 8 p.m. ensures other boaters get a good nights sleep.
- In addition, the noise and pollution you fill other boats with is very well received...thank you.
- Your other crew need not sit on their chairs when you are mooring up or disembarking. Feel free to allow your crew to fend off from hitting other boats.
- When fishing off your boat, make sure you leave your rod and go inside your vessel. This is very helpful to approaching boats. Further still, make sure you designate a private fishing spot by mooring one post from the end. This will help other boats moor up. When a passing vessel very rudely takes your fishing line from the navigation area, confirm the line is now damaging the vessels cutlass bearing and prop shaft seals by yelling incoherent abuse.
- When fishing of boat moorings funded by boat toll payers, anglers please do refuse to make way for boats attempting to moor. It is important to enhance your skills at outwitting fish with a hook.
- Finally, when you crash into another boat, allow the collision damage waiver to free you from the worry of taking responsibility for your actions.
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