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1

. The vertical distance between Sea level and the deepest submerged part of the vessel.

 

 

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2

.  6 feet  

 

 

 

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3

.  The side receiving or facing the  wind  

 

 

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4

. The angular distance from the  Equator.  

 

 

 

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5

 . Degrees and Minutes.  

 

 

 

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6

.  Northwest          

 

 

 

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7

.  033 East  

 

 

 

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8

. The angle forming  between  the  Compass North and the centre axis of the vessel (Heading of the vessel).  

 

 

 

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9

.  The angle between the direction of the North and the  direction of an imaginary line between the observer and the  observed object.  

10

.  By which we measure distances on the chart.  

11

  . channel 16       

 

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12

.  Five (5) times greater than the depth.  

13

. A green and a red , to starboard and to port, respectively , as observed by a vessel  entering the port or Marina.  

14

. Course to the starboard side.

 

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15   .  When navigating with low visibility you must reduce the  speed of the vessel.  

.  When navigating in a sea area with  high vessel traffic, steer at a safe distance from other vessels.  

.  Plot your course and calculate your position in frequent intervals.

16

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17

.  62 74 klm/hr and 6 9 metres

 

18

  . Seven Beaufort  

19  .  From 100 to 700 metres from any land. ("any land" has the meaning of any land provited there is no swimmers protected areas in the vicinity. In case of areas marked by red buoyus then this distance is not 100 metres but 100 metres FURTHER from the red buoys.)   
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  .  Every year  

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