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1

When two power driven vessels encounter each other, at what distance are sound signals required?

1/2 Mile

2

When two power driven vessels encounter each other,, what is the initial sound protocol?

The initiating vessel indicates a maneuver (with sound) and the responding vessel aggress or disagrees (with sound)

3

What is the danger (sound) signal?

5 short blasts (same if you disagree with a proposed maneuver)

4

When responding to a maneuver (sound) signal, what are the two possible responses?

1) echo the maneuver request to agree
2) danger sound (5 short blasts) to disagree or signal you don't understand.

5

What does a short blast of 1 second indicate?

I want to pass you on my port side. (Hint: port has one syllable = 1 blast).

6

What is signal for warning that you are entering or exiting a blind turn?

1 prolonged blast of 4-6 seconds

7

What do 5 short (sound) blasts signal?

Danger, or I don't agree with your maneuver request.

8

What do 2 short blasts indicate?

I want to pass you on my starboard side (Hint: Starboard has 2 syllables = 2 blasts)

9

What is the sound signal for "the engine is in reverse"

3 short blasts.

10

How do you signal (sound) that you want to pass on your port side?

1 short blast.

11

1 prolonged blast of 4-6 seconds is a warning when?

you are entering or exiting a blind turn.

12

What is signal when a sailing vessel is operating in low or restricted visibility?

1 prolonged blast accompanied by 2 short blasts every 2 minutes

13

1 prolonged blast every 2 minutes indicates?

A power vessel is operating in low or restricted visibility.

14

What do 3 short blasts signal?

My engine is in reverse

15

1 prolonged blast accompanied by 2 short blasts every 2 minutes indicates?

A sailing vessel is operating in low or restricted visibility.

16

What is signal when a power vessel is operating in low or restricted visibility?

1 prolonged blast every 2 minutes