Flashcards in 2. Equipment for Your Boat Deck (25)
A boats length is measured in a straight line from its bow to its stern and includes
None of the above -- not bowsprits, boomkins, pulpits etc. unless molded into the boat.
You must register your powerboat in
The state of principal use
The registration number of a boat
Will stay with the boat unless the principal state of use is changed
When purchasing a USCG approved PFD you should select it based on
Use type and size
The letters and numbers you use to put your registration number on the bow of your vessel must be
3 inches high
Plain block letters
Many boats display a capacity plate where it is clearly visible to the operator- it specifies the recommended
Max weight carrying capacity, among other things
Marine type fire extinguishers use ________ as their active extinguishing agent
dry chemical NOT carbon tetrachloride!
Most power boats on federal waters must be
Registered and documented
Class b fire involves
Gas, oil, or grease
One serious disadvantage of aerial flares is that they
Burn for a short time
Life jackets must be approved by
At least 1 life jacket must be aboard for each
Person on board
In date flares may not work if they have been
Equip not required but recommended by CG AUX
Exhaust and air supply ducts must be above
Usual level of water in the bilge
Are no longer manufactured
How many minutes should you operate your ventilation blower before starting your engine?
The most usual means of preventing fires and explosions from backfires is from CG approved ......
Backfire flame arrester
Never test your extinguisher by......
Which type of jacket affords the greatest protection for its wearer?
Inboard motor boats less than 26 feet long must have @ least -
1 approved hand portable type B-1 extinguisher
Type III life jackets are designed for
Calm inland water
Although not legally required, CGA recommends you have _________ aboard in addition to other equipment
2nd means of propulsion
1st aid kit
When using a fire extinguisher you should first remove the pin or loop and ________
Point the nozzle at the base of the flames