Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MARR 221 - Boat Hauling Procedures (4)

  • Prerequisite: MARR 120
  • Co-requisite: MARR 231, 225

MARR majors only. Trains students in boatyard skills. It covers the procedures followed in removing a mast from a sailboat, hauling and launching a vessel with a straddle-lift, pressure-washing a boat hull, waste water containment and treatment, moving a vessel with a marine hydraulic trailer and forklift, and blocking a boat. Personal safety is stressed throughout the course. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices.

120 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MARR 221, the student will be able to:

  • State and practice waterfront safety rules and regulations
  • Operate telescoping crane to pull and step sailboat masts
  • Operate Forklift
  • Operate Marine Travel-Lift and perform start up check
  • Properly place Travel-Lift straps to safely lift vessel from the water
  • Operate pressure wash system
  • Operate and maintain wash-water treatment system
  • Block and secure vessel on land
  • Operate electric and pneumatic sanders.
  • Operate Marine Hydraulic Trailer
  • Choose appropriate anti-fouling bottom paint and apply
  • Perform launch of vessel

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