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What is the basic rule of responsibility

Act in a prudent and reasonable manner consistent with the ordinary practices of boating.


What is the bullet list of the rules of responsibility?

Stay active
Stay alert
Respect: weather, water, passengers, fellow boaters, divers, swimmers, and property owners.
(Pay attention and operate vessels defensively)


What is a safe driving speed

One that gives enough time an distance to avoid collision. (based on conditions and experience)


What are some factors for determining safe speed

Visibility conditions
wind, water, current
Traffic density, types of vessels in area and their proximity to you
vessel responsiveness
proximity of hazards