Boat Handling is simple in some respects but there are a lots of things to know about using a boat correctly and legally.
It is a bit like driving a car. Anyone can get a car to move but to drive it properly is a whole different ball game. You need to have someone to tell you or some form of written information. Hence the menues below this item.
Good place to start is with the Boater Handbook DVD, this will tell you a lot of basic required knowledge.