Flashcards in Chapter 9 Questions Deck (5)
Your boat has a two-foot freeboard. You wish to anchor on a windy day in 18 foot of water. Your anchor rode (line plus chain) should be at least ____ feet long.
When setting an anchor, you should let out the _____ as the boat drifts downward. if the wind has too little effect, back the boat very _____.
Large waves are frequently encountered in inlets, especially with a/an _____ (outgoing) current and onshore wind. If the inlet is too rough, it is best to wait for _____ water or less wind.
A _____ light at a lock signals do not enter the lock.