U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla 91 D7 Ft. Myers Beach, Florida
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1. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement is TRUE of a 30-meter sailing vessel underway?

She must show sidelights and a sternlight in restricted visibility.
She may show an all-round white light at the top of the mast.
She need not show a sternlight if she is showing all-round lights on the mast.
If she is using propelling machinery, she shall show forward a shape consisting of two cones, apexes together.

2. INLAND ONLY A power-driven vessel operating in a narrow channel with a following current on the Great Lakes or Western Rivers is meeting an upbound vessel. Which statement is TRUE?

The downbound vessel has the right of way.
The upbound vessel must initiate the required maneuvering signals.
The upbound vessel must propose the manner of passing.
All of the above

3. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are crossing a narrow channel in an 18-meter tug when you sight a loaded tankship off your port bow coming up the channel. Which statement is correct?

Neither vessel is the stand-on vessel because the tankship is crossing.
You cannot impede the safe passage of the tankship.
The tankship is the stand-on vessel because it is in the channel.
The tankship is the stand-on vessel because it is the larger of the two vessels.

4. INLAND ONLY You are on a vessel that the Secretary has determined cannot comply with the spacing requirement for masthead lights. What is required in this situation?

The vessel must carry only the lights that comply with the rules; the others may be omitted.
The vessel's lights must comply as closely as possible.
The vessel must be altered to permit full compliance with the rules.
An all-round light should be substituted for the after masthead light and the sternlight.

5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The lights required by the Rules must be shown __________.

from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility
at all times
ONLY from sunset to sunrise
whenever a look-out is posted

6. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND On open waters, a power-driven vessel shall keep out of the way of a __________.

vessel on her port side that is crossing her course
vessel that is overtaking her
seaplane on the water
sailing vessel

7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The minimum length of a power-driven vessel that must show forward and after masthead lights is __________.

30 meters
50 meters
75 meters
100 meters

8. INLAND ONLY Under the Inland Navigation Rules, what is the meaning of the two short blasts signal used when meeting another vessel?

"I am turning to starboard."
"I am turning to port."
"I intend to leave you on my starboard side."
"I intend to leave you on my port side."

9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel showing a yellow light over a white light at night is a vessel __________.

engaged in piloting
towing astern
engaged in fishing
in distress

10. INLAND ONLY Under the Inland Navigation Rules, the term "Inland Waters" includes __________.

any waters marked by U.S. aids to navigation
harbors and rivers to the outermost aids to navigation
waters along the coast of the United States to a distance of two miles offshore
the Western Rivers, extending to the COLREGS demarcation line