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1

When only a white light is visible, what is most likely reason?

You might be overtaking someone, so you would not see the red/green bow lights. If you are overtaking, you are the give-way vessel.

2

When only red and green are visible, what is most likely reason?

You are approaching a sailboat head on. (Power boats have raised white lights that would not be blocked by a sail

3

When you are approaching head on to a sailboat in the dark, what do you do?

You are the give-way, so give-way to your starboard side

4

If you are a sailboat and are approaching a vessel with red, green and white visible, what do you do.

You are approaching a powerboat head on, so stand-on. Powerboats must give-way to sailboats.

5

If you are a powerboat and are approaching a vessel with red, green and white visible, what do you do?

you are approaching a power boat, give way to your starboard side (which means both boats' port sides are nearest each other - just like daytime passing.

6

When only a red light is visible, you are approaching what?

The port side of a sailboat. As a power boat, give-way to your starboard.

7

If you are in a sailboat at night and you see white and green lights, you are approaching what?

Approaching the starboard of a power boat. Stand on.

8

When only a red and white lights are visible, you are approaching what?

You are approaching a powerboat's port side, you give way to your starboard side. (assuming you are a powerboat as well)

9

When only a green and white lights are visible, you are approaching what?

You are approaching a powerboat's starboard side, you stand on. (assuming you are a powerboat as well)

10

When only a green light is visible, you are approaching what?

The starboard side of a sailboat. You are the give way, so give way to your port. (so you go behind it)

11

While sailing and you see only red and white lights are visible, you are approaching what?

A powerboat. As as sailboat you have the right-of-way so Sand On.

12

What are the 3 main causes of restricted visibility

Rain, mist or heavy fog.

13

During periods of restricted visibility, what should you do.

Reduce your speed so you have opportunity to maneuver to avoid a collision.

14

When visibility is restricted by fog or smoke, what additional signals are required if you are a powerboat?

One prolonged blast every 2 minutes

15

When visibility is restricted by fog or smoke, what additional signals are required if you are a sailboat?

One prolonged blast every followed by 2 short blasts every 2 minutes

16

In restricted visibility a powerboat that is underway but NOT moving, makes what warning sounds?

2 prolonged blasts every 2 minutes

17

In restricted visibility, a vessel at anchor, makes what warning sounds?

5 seconds of rapid bell ringing every minute.

18

In restricted visibility, a vessels that has run aground must make what sound pattern?

3 bell strokes, followed by 5 seconds of rapid bell ringing, then 3 more bell strokes. Repeated every minute.

19

In restricted visibility, One prolonged blast every 2 minutes means what?

It is a powerboat in motion.

20

In restricted visibility one prolonged blast every followed by 2 short blasts every 2 minutes means what

It is a sailboat in motion.

21

5 seconds of rapid bell ringing every minute means what?

A boat is at anchor in restricted visibility.

22

A signal of 3 bell strokes, followed by 5 seconds of rapid bell ringing, then 3 more bell strokes, repeated every minute means what?

A boat has run aground in restricted visibility.

23

In restricted visibility, when you hear an alert signal, what should you do?

Slow your speed to the minimum that is required to maintain you desired course.