This week I have been settling down at my new desk at work (photos of my desktop decorations shall be featured in next week’s General Curiosities). I also got my boat license, personal water craft (jet ski) license and Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation.
In short, my dad and I spent our entire Sunday at South Port Yacht Club with getting our licenses. Basically, we had to do 64 multiple choice questions and a practical test for our boat licenses and 31 multiple choice questions and a practical test for our jet ski licenses.
For those of you who are wondering why I wanted to get my boat license, the answer is quite simple. Growing up I have been exposed to boating and fishing (and in a recent trip to Bali, jet skiing) and have always thought it would be handy to get a boat license. Although I appear to be a very indoors orientated person, I actually really enjoy the outdoors (especially when water is involved).
Out on the boat looking back towards the mainland.
Dad managed to get a photo of me intensely concentrating on beaching and reversing the boat.
Now, to buy a boat (or a jet ski)…