The BEST SERIES available & DEFINITIVE GUIDE for the Boater! A professional, "must have" series for the Boater featuring detailed explanations, illustrative examples & demonstrations followed by question & answer format reinforcing the information learned. The Smart Boating Series has more content than any other recreational boating course available and is the definitive Professional Guide for the Boater. Loaded with real-world examples from Captain Steve Larivee, a licensed captain with over 30-years experience, each program will take you from boating basics to a professional, advanced level in no time. A step-by-step approach, illustrative examples, clear demonstrations, followed by a question and answer format review of the subjects taught, allows you to gain the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of boating. The complete series will prepare you for any States Certification test with over 290 questions that reinforce the materials learned. The series includes actual on-the-water footage and over 10-hours of step-by-step lessons. Captain Steve Larivee is a licensed captain with over 30 years of experience. He is the founder and president of Maritime Smarts, the innovative marine education company dedicated to creating a better method of learning recreational boating. His wealth of information and insight is invaluable. It is his desire to pass on this knowledge, so that the most common and uncommon dangers in the water may be avoided.
All boaters must ensure their boat is equipped with all the required equipment. You could just look at a list, but that won't explain the details of each item. In this program, Captain Steve takes you on a video tour of the equipment required on your boat and explains why they're required. Learn what characteristics to look for in the equipment and how to use each item. Also details the equipment recommendations that will make your boating smarter, safer and more enjoyable. Packed with engaging, interactive questions, Requirements for Recreational Boaters will have you equipped to handle whatever the sea or Mother Nature throws at you! Subjects covered include: Introduction, Required Equipment, Recommended Equipment. Bonus Materials - The Bonus Material section can only be accessed via your computer. Please insert the disc into your drive and navigate to the folder named "Bonus Materials". Bonus Material includes: Beaufort Wind Scale, Nautical Chart Symbols & Abbreviations, Homeland Security Warning, Nautical Dictionary, Navigational Aids Chart, Pre-Departure Checklist, Printable Float Plan, PWIA Environmental Guide, PWIA Riding Rules, State Towing Laws, Survival Kit, Types of PFD, USCG Rules Of The Road, Vessel Fuel Log, VHF Marine Radios Frequencies.
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Download Taronga Zoo’s Audio Tour for a guide in your pocket, and learn about Australian animals such as the Koala and Kangaroo and amazing exotic animals such as the Asian Elephant, Western Lowland Gorilla and the Sumatran Tiger. Did you know that Pet cats usually hate water, but Sumatran Tigers love to swim! With over 30 tracks in the app, you won’t miss a thing!
-33 audio tracks in 10 different categories, covering Australian, African, Asian, marine animals and more.
-Interactive map showing animal locations.
-A day planer of Taronga’s 20+ free keeper talks and shows.
-Learn about the Zoo’s role in conservation through protecting endangered species, increasing people’s understanding of wildlife, and inspiring community actions.
Download and explore Taronga Zoo and see for yourself why Taronga is regarded as the most stunning and beautiful zoo in the world.
The audio, video, images, historical recounts and footage in this tour will guide you through a chronological history of Australian endeavour. When you visit the Treasures Gallery, look for a number and headphone symbol on the labels for items discussed on the tour. Category views and the keyword search function enable you to access the tour any way you wish. Additional information including opening hours, admission and directions to the Library make this application an invaluable tool to enhance your visit to the National Library of Australia’s Treasures Gallery.
Dig beneath the shiny surface of modern day Cairns with this self-guided tour of 20 heritage sites around the city, including images, spoken-word stories and fascinating information on historical sites and influential people, dating back to 1896.
Sites include the old dance halls, the ‘Golden Block’, the Indigenous Hospital Camp, Floating Sea Baths, Lover’s Bower, Russian Guns, Chinatown, the Lit Sung Goong Temple, the Red Light District, Rusty's Market, Barbary Coast and the Marlin Marina among others.
Category views and the keyword search function enable you to access the tour anyway you wish, while the interactive map allows you to navigate your way around town. Use this guide to before, during or after your visit to Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia.
The Australia 2013 World Stamp Expo will be the highlight of the 2013 philatelic calendar. Under the auspice of the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP) the exhibition will be held in Melbourne, Australia in May 2013.
The Expo will feature the largest collection of philatelic and numismatic items on show in Australia since 2005, and will commemorate the centenary of the 1913 Kangaroo and Map Stamp – Australia’s first national postage stamp.
The World Stamp Expo will bring together national and international dealers, traders and collectors from over 30 countries. Over 85 trade stands will be operated by local and international stamp dealers, postal administrators, mints and other stamp organisations.
Visitors to the exhibition will see the latest World Stamp Expo issues and products, as well as innovations in stamp design and production. There will be plenty to see and do for novice collectors, or the more seasoned philatelists, and those with an interest in history and design.
Expo highlights will include the Court of Honour featuring items from the Royal Philatelic Collection and Australia Post’s National Philatelic Collection, over 54,000 album pages of competitive exhibits, free appraisals, talks and an extensive onsite presence by Principal Sponsor, Australia Post.
The HMAS Vampire is Australia's largest museum vessel and the last of the country's big gun ships. A Daring class destroyer launched in 1956, Vampire is on permanent display at the National Maritime Museum in the heart of Sydney’s CBD at Darling Harbour. These powerful ships were designed for high-speed operation and to provide gunfire support to the fleet. Visitors can walk through the vessel and imagine life onboard, view the crucial workings of the ship, then experience Action Stations in 'A' Gun Bay and listen to recordings of former Vampire sailors' experiences at sea.
The audio, images and interviews in this tour bring to life incredible stories from Vampire during its service in the Royal Australian Navy from 1959 to 1986. When you board the vessel look for the self-guided tour numbers for items discussed on the tour. As you are free to roam the vessel from any of the numerous access points you can utilize the tour any way you wish. Additional information including opening hours, admission and directions to the Museum make this app a valuable tool to enhance your visit.
Now home to The Workshops Rail Museum, Australia’s premier rail museum and winner for many state and national tourism awards, Queensland Rail continue to maintain and restore the heritage train fleet with skills tradespeople active on site utilising in a number of the buildings.
This app provides further details about the heritage-listed buildings, the work that went on inside of them and the daily life working at ‘The Workshops’.
The app can be used as part of your visit to The Workshops Rail Museum to enhance your experience, or as a virtual visit.
This app project was supported by the Australian Government through a “Your Community Heritage” grant.
Those taking the tour will be able to listen to narration about points of interest along the trail. The physical tour has been designed to take around an hour and a half to complete, in a circuit from The Grove; a pleasant outdoor activity for residents and visitors to Peppermint Grove.
Made possible with generous funding from the Department of Culture and the Arts the tour was researched by Dr Sue Graham Taylor, and produced by Acoustiguide.
The tour invites you to pause, look and listen at different points throughout the Art Gallery. You can listen to a curator’s viewpoint, notice an artwork, appreciate a feature of the building, hear about the former life of the site as a technical college, and be inspired by artists talking about their work. The total tour takes about 35 minutes.
Made possible with funding from an Australian federal government Your Community Heritage Grant and assisted by Maitland City Council, the tour was researched by historian Janis Wilton and produced by Acoustiguide.