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The give way vessel is responsible

To take early and substantial action to keep clear of stand on vessel

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Primary purpose of navigation rules

To prevent collisions between vessels

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You may depart from nav rules when

It is necessary to avoid a collision

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When underway every vessel must proceed at a safe speed and maintain a

Proper lookout

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When you act to avoid a collision make your changes in course and speed

Large enough that they are readily seen

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A single white light on a vessel means you are seeing

It's stern light - power vessel less than 12 meters- a vessel under oars

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Which vessel is stand on to all others

An overtaken vessel

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Lines that mark the boundaries between waters.....

Demarcation lines

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In an overtaking situation on inland waters you would never expect the other vessel to sound

One prolonged blast

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When in a congested area you should watch your wake because

It can cause personal injury or damage

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Side light on the starboard side of a vessel is always

Green

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The stern light is always

White

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To be environmentally responsible an courteous you should

Run your boat at slow speed when close to shore

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5 or more short blasts

Danger

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Signal to give in a head on crossing or over taking situation is when you pass another boat on your port side is almost always

1 short blast

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At anchor in restricted visibility and in open water ring your bell rapidly for 5 seconds at intervals of no more than

1 minute

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Basic configuration of lights for power less than 20 meters is

Side lights, stern light and masthead light

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Nav rules "right of way" applies to a vessel that is

Down bound in a narrow channel or fairway with a following current

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If overtaking you remain an overtaking vessel until

You are past and clear

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If you see both side lights of another vessel

Head on meeting situation

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Inland meeting sound signals announce

Action you intend to take

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When in unfamiliar channel you should

Obtain local knowledge

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In a crossing situation the give way vessel

Turns starboard and passes astern of the stand on vessel

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In a narrow channel at the entrance to a harbor which vessel has priority

Deep draft freighter