U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla 91 D7 Ft. Myers Beach, Florida
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Fort Myers Beach

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1. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND On open water, a vessel fishing is in a crossing situation with a vessel sailing located on the fishing vessel's starboard side. Which vessel is the stand-on vessel?

The fishing vessel because it is to port of the sailing vessel.
The fishing vessel because it is fishing.
The sailing vessel because it is to starboard of the fishing vessel.
The sailing vessel because it is sailing.

2. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel enagaged in fishing, and at anchor, shall show __________.

an anchor light
sidelights and a sternlight
three lights in a vertical line, the highest and lowest being red, and the middle being white
None of the above

3. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The Rules state that vessels may depart from the Rules when __________.

there are no other vessels around
operating in a narrow channel
the Master enters it in the ship's log
necessary to avoid immediate danger

4. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A sailing vessel is NOT required to keep out of the way of a __________.

power-driven vessel
vessel not under command
vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver
vessel engaged in fishing

5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Your vessel is aground in fog. In addition to the regular anchor signals, you will be sounding __________.

three strokes of the gong before and after the rapid ringing of the gong
a blast on the whistle
three strokes of the bell before and after the rapid ringing of the bell
no additional signals

6. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Each prolonged blast on whistle signals used by a power-driven vessel in fog, whether making way or underway but not making way, is __________.

about one second
two to four seconds
four to six seconds
eight to ten seconds

7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A 15-meter sailing vessel would be required to show __________.

sidelights, sternlight, and a red light over a green light on the mast
sidelights, and sternlight, but they may be in a combined lantern on the mast
separate sidelights and sternlight
sidelights only

8. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When two power-driven vessels are crossing, the vessel which has the other to starboard must keep out of the way if __________.

she is the faster vessel
the situation involves risk of collision
the vessels will pass within half a mile of each other
whistle signals have been sounded

9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which is a distress signal?

A triangular flag above or below a ball
The International Code Signal of distress indicated by "JV"
A green smoke signal
Flames on the vessel as from a burning tar barrel

10. INLAND ONLY What MAY be used to indicate the presence of a partly submerged object being towed?

A black cone, apex upward
Two all-round yellow lights at each end of the tow
The beam of a search light from the towing vessel shown in the direction of the tow
All of the above