Part of a course

Part of a course

Questions

1. What should be considered especially for heavy waves?
Due to the reflection of the sun and reflection through the water, swimmers/divers/snorkelers are overlooked more quickly and one should observe the surface more intensively in swell.

2. What do you consider when starting the engine or when starting an engine near you?
People near the boat!

3. What does it mean when a boat at anchor shows the flag “Alpha”?
Flag Alpha, Underwater Divers.

4. What does the diving flag look like?
Old Flag: Red with White Line, New Flag: Blue/White

5. What distance do motorboats have to keep in the gliding off the coast?
At least 300 meters.

6. What distance do yachts/motorboats have to keep in front of an outdoor pool zone?
At least 150 meters.

7. What distance do yachts/motorboats have to keep in front of a marked bathing zone?
At least 50 meters.

8. Under what rules do machine vehicles dodge each other?
On opposite courses, both dodge on a taxboard. On intersecting courses, the right of way coming from the starboard has.

9. How do vehicles behave in narrow waterways?
Keep the course possible on a taxboard. Small vehicles must not hinder large-scale shipping, crossing vehicles are secondary. Anchoring must be avoided. In the event of visual impairment, a sound signal must be given.

10. Where are speed restrictions at sea?
In ports and close to the coast.

11. Orange smoke rises in front of a yacht. What do you suspect?
Distress signal, immediate assistance necessary.

12. A person swings his outstretched arms up and down. What do you suspect?
Distress signal “tired fly”, immediate assistance is necessary.

13. You hear the continuous tone of a foghorn. What do you suspect?
Distress signal, immediate assistance necessary.

14. Why should distress signals only be used in distress at sea?
A distress signal obliges all those who take note of it to provide assistance. Use of emergency signs is expressly prohibited except in cases of emergency!

15. Which extinguishing agents should not be used in the event of a fire in the electrical system?
Never use water.

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