Damage scenarios

A ship can be seriously damaged by, or lost because of:

(1) Water entering as a result of damage or human error in not having watertight boundaries sealed. This can lead to capsize or foundering.

(2) Fire or explosion.

(3) Structural failure due to overloading, fatigue or fracture, possibly brittle in nature. Failure may be of the overall hull girder or local, say in way of a hatch cover, so permitting the ingress of water.

(4) Loss of propulsive power or steering, leading to collision or grounding.

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

Lets start by identifying what exactly certain boats are. Sometimes the terminology can get lost on beginners, so well look at some of the most common boats and what theyre called. These boats are exactly what the name implies. They are meant to be used for fishing. Most fishing boats are powered by outboard motors, and many also have a trolling motor mounted on the bow. Bass boats can be made of aluminium or fibreglass.

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