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What is COLREGS part a general rule 2?

What is COLREGS part a general rule 2?

Rule 2(a) requires that not only we need to comply with the COLREGS, in doing so we also need to take precautions so that we do not land in a situation where non-compliance with the COLREGS is the only way to avoid danger. In other words, we must use the ordinary practice of seaman when complying with the COLREGS.

What are the general rules of COLREGS?

The COLREGs include 41 rules divided into six sections: Part A – General; Part B – Steering and Sailing; Part C – Lights and Shapes; Part D – Sound and Light signals; Part E – Exemptions; and Part F – Verification of compliance with the provisions of the Convention.

What is the most important rule in COLREGS?

Rule 5: Look out In my opinion this is the most important rule in the entire COLREG. All other rules are based on the fact that we are aware of our surrounding. But if we fail to keep a proper look out, we would not be able to apply other rules too. By sight and hearing.

What is the easiest way to remember COLREGS?

Top 5 Ways To Learn COLREGS

  1. Mneomics for learning the collision regulations. A favourite of jack tar!
  2. COLREGs Posters and flash cards.
  3. Study Groups – A great way to learn the rules.
  4. Visualisation – COLREGs in images.
  5. COLREGs Scenarios.

What is the meaning of Colregs?

The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, more commonly known as the COLREGS, are quite simply, the ‘rules of the road’ for ships and other vessels at sea; they set out the conduct of vessels in any condition of visibility, in sight of each other and in restricted visibility.

What are the 72 COLREGS?

The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS) are published by the International Maritime Organization and are recognized as the navigation rules followed internationally by ships and other vessels at sea.

What is the importance of COLREGs?

One of the most important innovations in the 1972 COLREG was the recognition given to traffic separation schemes – Rule 10 gives guidance in determining safe speed, the risk of collision and the conduct of vessels operating in or near traffic separation schemes.

What is a Rule 4?

Rule 4 is a general rule of betting which relates to the reduction of winnings when a horse you have backed wins or is placed. They are made when a horse is withdrawn from a race because it becomes easier for the other runners to win. An amount of money is taken out of winnings to balance the effect of the non-runner.

What is the red and green lights on a boat called?

Sidelights: These red and green lights are called sidelights (also called combination lights) because they are visible to another vessel approaching from the side or head-on. The red light indicates a vessel’s port (left) side; the green indicates a vessel’s starboard (right) side.

What to do when you see green and white lights on another boat?

Port (left) Approach If a green and a white light are visible, then another craft is approaching you from the port (left) side. In this situation, you are the stand-on craft and should maintain your speed and course. The other craft should take early and substantial action to steer well clear of your craft.

Does Rule 18 apply to TSS?

Yes it applies as per rule 10a this rule doesnt relieve any vessel of her obligation under any other rule except sailing vessel and fishing vessel whhic has to comply with 10i and 10j.

What is narrow channel in ROR?

(i) A vessel proceeding along the course of a narrow channel or fairway shall keep as near to the other limit of the channel or fairway which lies on her starboard side as is safe and practicable.

What are the technical provisions of the COLREGS?

Technical provisions The COLREGs include 41 rules divided into six sections: Part A – General; Part B – Steering and Sailing; Part C – Lights and Shapes; Part D – Sound and Light signals;  Part E – Exemptions; and Part F – Verification of compliance with the provisions of the Convention.

What is Rule 17 of the UK Code of regulations?

Rule 17 deals with the action of the stand-on vessel, including the provision that the stand-on vessel may “take action to avoid collision by her manoeuvre alone as soon as it becomes apparent to her that the vessel required to keep out of the way is not taking appropriate action.

What are the parts of the COLREGS?

The COLREGs include 41 rules divided into six sections: Part A – General; Part B – Steering and Sailing; Part C – Lights and Shapes; Part D – Sound and Light signals; Part E – Exemptions; and Part F – Verification of compliance with the provisions of the Convention. There are also four Annexes containing technical requirements concerning lights

What is Rule 31 of the US Code of regulations?

Rule 31 Seaplanes Where it is impracticable for a seaplane to exhibit lights or shapes of the characteristics or in the positions prescribed in the Rules of this Part she shall exhibit lights and shapes as closely similar in characteristics and position as is possible.