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Boating Quiz #3 Notes
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Vessel(s) responsible for avoiding a collision when approaching each other
Both vessels are responsible
How to move while in a boat to reduce risk of falling overboard
Keep 3 points of contact (example - railing and a seat)
Reason to keep a lookout while operating a vessel
To avoid collisions
Hours it is illegal to operate a PWC (such as jet ski)
Between sunset and sunrise
What to do in case of fire on a boat
Shut off fuel supply (motor) and put out fire with fire extinguisher
Alcohol and boating
Increases likelihood of accidents and operators will be tested if arrested
Boat engine maintenance
Check oil each time you take boat out
How to prevent transportation of nuisance species (aka invasive species)
Remove them before leaving the body of water
Where is the effect of alcohol greater - on land (in a car), on water (in a boat) or in the air (on a plane)?
On the water
Dangers of carbon monoxide (CO)
Can be fatal - hard to detect since it's colorless, odorless and tasteless
What must be done if towing a skier?
You must have an observer that is at least 13 years old
Which direction should you approach the dock when docking your boat?
Into the wind or current, whichever is stronger
Things to do when fueling a boat
Turn off engine, close all windows, ports, doors and other openings
Location of trailer while launching your boat
Well away from the boat ramp
Distance boat must be from diving area
50 feet from the boat (with diver down flag)
Purpose of the lateral system of red and green buoys and markers
To mark the edge of safe water areas. Red to mark the RIGHT edge, Green to mark the LEFT edge
Time when a sailboat is the "give-way" vessel (means it changes course) instead of the power-driven vessel
When the sailboat is overtaking the power-driven vessel
A white buoy with orange letters means ________________
Boats should keep out - danger
Distance a recreational vessel should keep from a naval vessel
Vessel operator should be looking out for _______________
Distance a PWC should stay from another vessel
At least 50 from any other vessel
What should 2 vessels do if they are approaching each other straight on?
Both vessels should turn toward the starboard (right)
When must boats display lights?
From sunset to sunrise when visibility is limited
What should hunters and fisherman do when anchoring in water
Wear a personal flotation device
What hours are you able to tow a skier?
Half-hour before sunrise until half-hour after sunset
When fog is involved, what should the vessel operator do to avoid collisions?
Reduce a speed to a minimum to avoid collision and other navigational hazards
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