Monthly Archives: July 2015

Colreg Answer-High Seas=Rule 1(a)

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Rule 1-Application (a) These rules shall apply to all vessels upon the high seas and in all waters connected therewith navigable by sea going vessels.

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Question- High seas

The weekly COLREG question– A salty sounding one this time.

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What words surround the phrase ‘High seas’ ?

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Colreg Question. Next words-Answer Rule 2 Responsibility

What is the next word?

Vessel, or the owner, master or….?
ordinary practice of…… ?
construing and….?
dangers of navigation and…..?
collision and to any special…..?

Answers
Crew
Seamen
Complying
Collision
Circumstances

The answers are in Rule  2 Responsibility

a) Nothing in these Rules shall exonerate any vessel, or the owner, master or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to comply with these Rules or of the neglect of any precaution, which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.

(b) In construing and complying with these Rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision and to any special circumstances, including the limitations of the vessels involved, which may make a departure from these Rules necessary to avoid immediate danger.

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Tuesday’s COLREG revision question-Next words

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This weeks Rule of the Road revision  question. What is the next word?

Vessel, or the owner, master or….?
ordinary practice of…… ?
construing and….?
dangers of navigation and…..?
collision and to any special…..?

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COLREG-Rule 3 EVSAATPAASSSTSCTPAEATACABSWADATTPCAC-Safe Speed

Rule 3 Safe Speed-Every vessel shall at all times proceed at a safe speed so that she can take proper and effective action to avoid collision and be stopped within a distance appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions.

EVSAATPAASSSTSCTPAEATACABSWADATTPCAC.

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COLREG-EVSAATPAASSSTSCTPAEATACABSWADATTPCAC?

A Colreg revision puzzle.

EVSAATPAASSSTSCTPAEATACABSWADATTPCAC

What Rule?

What are the words?

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COLREG- Rule 5-Evsaatmaplbsahawabaamaitpcacsatmafaothsaroc-And the answer is

Rule 5-Lookout Every vessel shall at all times maintain a proper lookout by sight and hearing as well as by all available means appropriate in the prevailing circumstances and conditions so as to make a full appraisal of the situation and risk of collision.

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The most important Rule of them all.

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Colreg: Evsaatmaplbsahawabaamaitpcacsatmafaothsaroc?

Here we go, linked in with the delights of twitter, I will be pushing out COLREG revision snap questions. So for you that have used my books, and would like a bit more to work the memory follow along. If you don’t have a copy of one of my Really Handy COLREG kindle books…join in the fun, but give a sample of one of the guides a go as well.

What Rule?
Evsaatmaplbsahawabaamaitpcacsatmafaothsaroc

What are the words?

Answer in the next post.

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