Speedboat is out of control – level 1

12-04-2023 15:00

A man is on a boat. He wants to tie up the boat. Something happens. He moves the throttle by accident. The boat moves. The man falls into the water.

The boat moves in a circle. Somebody sees the boat. The person calls for help. The lifeboat crew comes. They get a line on the boat. They stop it.

Difficult words: tie up (“park” the boat), throttle (a thing which controls speed), lifeboat crew (people who help other people at sea).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What safety precautions could have been taken by the man to prevent the boat from moving unexpectedly?


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