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Boating License FL
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an area where vessels are prohibited and only swimming is allowed
What is indicated by a white marker with an orange crossed diamond and "Swim Area" in black lettering?
keep it on your starboard (right) side
As you enter a harbor from the open sea, you see a red nun buoy. How should you pass it?
a controlled area where a boater must proceed at a speed no greater than that which will maintain steerage and headway
What is indicated by this white marker with an orange circle and black lettering?
consult a nautical chart
What is the best way to find out about hazards on a local waterway
stop your vessel, tilt the motor, and pole or walk the vessel out of the seagrass bed
What should you do if you see a mud trail in your wake indicating you are in a seagrass area
boaters operating in rivers, inlets, or navigation channels must make a reasonable effort to stay a certain distance from a divers-down flag or buoy. What is this distance?
conduct an emergency drill with the passengers
What should a vessel operator to do make sure everyone knows what to do in case of an emergency?
maximum weight, persons, and horsepower
what appears on the capacity plate of a powerboat and, by Florida law, must not be exceede?
slow down to idle speed
According to Flordia law, what must a vessel operator do when entering a "no wake" area?
when it is slightly torn
when should a life jacket be discarded and replaced?
checking the oil level before every outing
what is one part of a regular vessel and engine maintenance program
contact a responsible person and tell him or her where you will be boating and when you plan to return
what should you do at a minimum, before leaving for a daytime outing on the water
7-10 times as much as the water depth
how much line should you let out when anchoring
make sure they meet the minimum age and education requirements for operation
what should you do before allowing someone else to operate your vessel
climb onto the bottom of the overturned vessel
what should you do if your vessel capsizes and remains floating upside down
You are the vessel on the left and so you should give way to allow the other vessel to pass
If you are operating a PWC ans see a powerboat approaching from the right, what should you do?
remove aquatic plants and mud from your boat and trailer before moving your boat from one waterway to another
How can you prevent transporting nuisance species with your vessel from one waterway to another?
Watch for navigational hazards
What should a vessel operator do to keep a proper lookout?
to mark the edges of safe water area
What is the main purpose of the lateral system of red and green buoy markers?
be aware of excessive noise that PWCs can create and avoid operating in the same area too long
what should PWC operators always do as a courtesy to other boaters and people on shore?
After refueling, open all windows, doors, and openings and start the engine
Which of the following is a good safety procedure when fueling your vessel?
stop the engine and lift the outdrive
If your inboard/outboard boat runs aground, what action should you tak ein addition to shifting the weight away from the point of impact?
bell or radio or some mechanical means of making a sound signal
What type of sound producing device must all vessels carry on board?
port (left ) side
at night the red sidelight indicates which side of a vessel
This person has completed an approved boating safety course or equivalency exam and has on board his or her Boating Safety Educatiob ID Card and a photographic identification card
When operating a vessel powered by a motor of 10 horsepower or greater on Florida waters, which requirememnts must be met by person born on or after January 1, 1988?
The Y valve on a Type I or II MSD must be secured to direct waste on the MSD
Which is true of marine sanitation device (MSD) on board a vessel in Florida waters?
What is the minimum age allowed to operate a PWC in Florida?
Wear a life jacket at all times
What should anglers and hunters do when they are fishing or hunting from a boat?
a lateral buoy or non-lateral marker
To which of the following is it illegal to attach to your vessel
to avoid collisions
Why should a vessel operator keep a proper lookout
Reduce speed and have evryone put on a PFD and make sure it's secure
What should you do if oyu are caught in a storm in a boat?
the operators of both vessels
Who is responsible for avoiding collision between two vessels?
It is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and can be fatal
Why is carbon monoxide gas dangerous
give assistance to th einjured persons
A vessel operator is involved in a boating accident that involves injuries and must be reported. According to Florida law, what must the operator do before leaving the scene
civil penalty of 500 dollars
a perosn is lawfully arrested fro an alleged violation of boating under the influence (BUI) and refuses to submit to a breath test. what is the penalty for refusal?
increases likelihood of accidents
what effect does alcohol have when you are operating a vessel
shut the engine off before allowing the person being towed to reboard the vessel
what should you do when towing a water-skier or someone on a tube or kneeboard?
turn off the engine when passengers are boarding
How can propeller strike accidents be avoided?
dark clouds and shifting winds
which of these provides a warning that dangerous weather is approaching
stop the boat
what should you do if a fire dstarts while you are underway?
you will lose ability to steer the PWC and will maintain the same direction as the time of shut-off
what happens if your PWC engine returns to idle or shuts off during operation?
a large ship in a channel
which of these vessels is the "stand-on vessel" when it encounters a recreational powerboat regardless of the encountering situation
The child is on avessel that is less than 26 feet in length and underway
What does Florida law state as the condition requiring a child under 6 years of age to wear a Type I, II, III, USCG approved PFD
keep centered in the boat
What should you do to reduce the risk of falling overboard?
at least 18 years old
How old must you be to rent a PWC in Florida
where to find the PFDs and visual distress signals
What should the vessel operator tell everyone on board before departing
0.02 or higher
Accoridng to FL law, what is the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at which a boater under 21 years of age cannot legally operate a boat?
When Boat A is overtaking Boat B which is the stand-on vessel?
a white light visible from all directions
What must you display if you anchor or moor away from a dock at night or in restricted visibility?
a fine of up to 50,000 dollars and/or up to 1 year of prison
What is the penalty for harassing, hunting, capturing or killing any marine mammal
you are the give-way vessel and should slow down and let the other vessel pass
what describes your vessel's role wen encountering another vessel at night and you see a white and red light?
when behind a vessel equipped with a wide-angle rearview ski mirror
In which of these situations is it legal fro a water skier to ski on Florida waters?
Certificate of registration
What must be n board and available for inspection by a law enforcement officer whenever a vessel is being operated?
passenger's body weight and chest size
What is most important when selecting the right PFD for a passenger
they pose hazards both above and below
What should you keep in mind when approaching a low-head dam?
toss the victim a throwable Type IV device
what should you do if someone on your boat falls overboard?
into the wind or current, whichever is stronger
how should you approach a dock when docking your vessel?
What determines if a speed is safe for your boat
Remove the divers-down warning device from the water or boat
If scuba-diving or snorkeling, what should you do when all divers and snorkelers are back in your vessel?
the vessle operator
Everyone on board a vessel should understand basic safety practices. Who is responsible for ensuring this?
at least 4 minutes
If your boat has a power ventilation system, how long should you turn it on for after fueling and prior to starting the engine?
You have enough time to avoid a collision
How do you know when you are operating your vessel at a safe speed?
reduce speed to the minimum needed to stay on course
Visibility is restricted due to fog. What should the vessel operator do to avoid the risk of a collision?
what type of fire extinguisher should you use on a gasoline fire?
U.S Coast Guard-approved visual distress signals
When boating on federally controlled waters in an 18-foot boat, what equipment are you legally required to have on board?
much greater effect while boating
How does the effect of alcohol consumed while boating compare to the effect on land?
keep a low center of gravity and three points of contact
What should paddlers do to protect against capsizing their canoe or kayak?
ridng on a sailboat
In florida, for which activity is it legal to wear an inflatable life jacket(PFD) ?
well away from the boat ramp
where should your trailer be located while you prepare to launch your vessel?
2,000 or more
what amount of property damage requires you to report a boaring accident under Florida law?
avoid explosions by removing flammable gases
what is the purpose of an inboard engine's ventilation system?
Both vessels should keep to the starboard ( right)
what should operators of two powerboats or PWCs do when they are meeting head-on?
Aim at the base of the flames and sweep back and forth
What is the proper way to use a fire extinguisher?
number of people on board
What determines how many wearable PFDs you need on your vessel at any given time?
stop the engine
What should a vessel operator do when someone is being pulled into the boat from the water?
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