The Rules of the Road at Sea

Author(s): Mike Scanlan

Nautical - Seamanship

A useful study guide and reference book to those rules and regulations which are applicable to all commercial and pleasure boats on New Zealand waters.


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Distress signals; Radio distress calling; Preface and Introduction; The collision prevention rules; Definitions; Operating a vessel safely; Risk of collision; Steering and sailing rules for vessels in sight of one another; The manoeuvring signals; Steering and sailing rules for vessels not in sight of one another; Fog signals; The give-way vessel; The stand-on vessel; Traffic separation schemes; Narrow channels; Navigation lights; Recognition of day shapes; Recognition of lights; Your responsibilities; Other regulations; Buoyage and Beaconage; The lateral system of buoyage; The cardinal system of buyoage; Other buoys and beacons; Chart symbols, terms and features; The Collinsion Prevention Rules (Full Text); The Distress Signals (Full Text); The Navigation Safety Rules (Full Text)

General Fields

  • : 9780473111717
  • : transpacific
  • : transpacific
  • : September 2006
  • : 210mm X 148mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : October 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mike Scanlan
  • : Paperback
  • : 623.8884
  • : 52
  • : Colour illustrations