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The starboard navigation light on a motor boat is?
The sound signal for a ship turning to the left is?
one short blast
two short blasts
one long and one short blast
To terminate a VHF radio communication the correct response is
over and out
In the northern hemisphere the wind in a low pressure system?
can circulate either anti clockwise or clockwise
is usually anticlockwise
On a river the shallowest water is most likely on?
on the inside of a bend
immediately upstream of a bridge
on the outside of a bend
Spring tides occur?
only in the Spring
usually twice a month
only in the Spring and Autumn
The angular distance between true north and magnetic north is?
the magnetic deviation
the magnetic variation
Which of the following is NOT a distress signal
a white flare
a square flag and a round shape hoisted together
international code flags N above C
You are in a motor boat and another power boat is approaching you head-on. What should you do?
positively alter your course to starboard .
hold your present course
alter your course to port
The correct ensign for an English pleasure craft is now.....?
the St. George cross
the ensign of the European union
the red ensign
Sorry no prizes - just for fun!
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