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So you just finished Unit 5 about boating emergencies, which is really important stuff. You learned about risk management and the effects of boating stressors, the dangers of dehydration, and the increased effects of alcohol on the water, and how to fit and check your PFD. We looked at ways to avoid collisions, what to do if a boat capsizes, is swamped, or runs aground. You know what to do for a fire emergency, cold water immersion, and how to recognize carbon monoxide poisoning. Make sure to check the weather forecast, recognize weather warnings, and what to do if you’re caught out in severe weather. Too easy. It’s all important stuff, of course. Good luck with that quiz. We’ll see you in the last unit.