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In California a boating accident that results in property damage only must be reported within how many days

10 days

Prior to departure everyone onboard should be made aware of what type of equipment

Safety Equipment

If you see a red green and a white light on another boat what does this tell you

dark out

In California what are boat operators required to do when involved in an accident

give assistance to any person injured in the accident

When is the best time for cleaning your boat to stop the spread of aquatic nuisance species

Before you leave the ramp area

When can a navigation rule be overlooked

If necessary to avoid immediate danger

Where on the boat are registration numbers placed

On the forward half of the vessel.

What is the proper technique for anchoring

Depending to a certain extent on the boat, but the general rule is to consult your charts before you ever drop anchor anywhere. Next, point the boat against the tidal flow if any and hold the boat stationary over the ground as you pay out the chain. Once the anchor has struck let the boat away with the flow until it stops and holds fast. Remember that every six hours the flow reverses and the tide either lifts or falls by its range. The amount of chain out should be about three times the depth of the water you are anchoring in and if staying for more than one tide (especially if the half-tide current is strong, you should really anchor fore and aft.

Where onboard a boat is the transom located

the back of the boat, also known as the stern

It's the flat part at the back of the boat (the stern) where you would clamp an outboard motor.

What is the term for the depth of the water needed to float a boat clear of the bottom

draft
Draft

When a sailboat overtakes a powerboat which vessel is the stand-on vessel

When a sailboat overtakes a powerboat, the powerboat is the stand-on vessel. (Ref: SB-29)

According to the navigation rules what factor should be considered in determining a safe speed

the state of visibility

For a powerboat to be operated in compliance with the law in addition to registration number what else is required

Display of a valid state registration decal

When onboard and facing the front of a boat where is the starboard side

When onboard and facing the front of a boat, the starboard side is on the right side.

What type of planing hull handles rough water

D vee

If your inboardoutboard boat runs aground what action should you take in addition to shifting the weight away from the point of impact

you should stop the engine and lift the outdrive in addition to shifting the weight away from the point of impact.

A planing hull has which of the following characteristics

A planing hull has which of the following characteristics

SB-38 According to the Navigation Rules what is the give-way vessel's responsibility

Take early action to keep clear of the stand on vessel

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