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Buoys & Beacons Pt 2, Rules of the Road


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Indicates isolated danger of limited extent, which has navigable water all round it. 2 Black spheres, one above the other, black with one or more horizontal red bands.
Describe an isolated danger mark.
Indicates navigable water all around. Red and white vertical stripes with a single red sphere topmark.
Describe a safe water mark.
Indicates special features such as dumping grounds, rec areas, submarine cable or pipeline. Yellow with a yellow "X" topmark.
Describe a special mark.
On VHF channel 16 (outside port) or 7 (inside port) "MAYDAY" Report position, nature of distress, damage and assistance required.
How do you call for your help out at sea in distress?
No greater than the number shown on boat's license.
What is the max no. of people allowed onboard a pleasure craft?
Max 3 skiers and must have a lookout that's at least 15 years old.
What is the max no. of water skiers allowed to be towed under any conditions?
Yes, but only in an emergency and if you're not obstructing traffic.
Can you anchor in a channel or fairway?
Tuas. (not permitted to transit within 200m or moor/anchor within 400m from jetty head. off the ramp it is not permitted to transit or moor within 60m)
Where is the Dangerous Goods Landing Jetty located?
Turn the boat 90 degrees (perpendicular) to stem the wake or wash.
To minimise rolling and swamping when there is a large wake or wash from another vessel, what must you do?
Maintain proper lookout.
What are the basic principles for preventing collisions at sea? (Lookout)
Maintain safe speed.
What are the basic principles for preventing collisions at sea? (Speed)
Determine risk of collision.
What are the basic principles for preventing collisions at sea? (Collision)
Remain alert at all times.
What are the basic principles for preventing collisions at sea? (Alert)