2013 New York Safe Boating Textbook - (Page 84)

ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS Chapter 2 1. Right is starboard, left is port 2. For determining what safety equipment to carry, and the registration fee 3. Trawlers and many sailboats 4. Inboard engine with a water jet pump Chapter 3 1. All motorized boats 2. NYS Department of Motor Vehicles 3. NY 1234 AB or NY-1234-AB reading from left to right on each side of the boat 4. Aft (toward the stern) of the registration numbers on each side of the boat 5. Assist the USCG with product recall, and law enforcement in identifying stolen boats Chapter 4 1. One USCG approved, in serviceable condition, readily accessible, and properly sized for each person on a boat 2. Children under the age of twelve onboard a pleasure boat under 65 feet, rowboat, canoe, or kayak while underway unless they are in a fully enclosed cabin, anyone on a personal watercraft, anyone being towed, and anyone on a boat less than 21 feet between November 1st and May 1st 3. One B-1 fire extinguisher on motorboats less than 26 feet: two B-1s or one B-2 on motorboats over 26 and less than 40 feet, USCG approved, in serviceable condition, and readily accessible 4. During the daytime, regardless of the distance from shore, any pleasure boat 16 feet or longer, except sailboats less than 26 feet not equipped with mechanical power, must carry day and night signals. PWC are required to carry an orange distress flag or other appropriate USCG approved daytime VDS. All boats, except rowboats, canoes, and kayaks, regardless of size must have nighttime signals between sunset and sunrise. The signal requirements do not apply if the boat is participating in an organized race, parade or regatta. 5. A horn or whistle capable of producing a blast that can be heard for at least a half mile and a bell 17 2. To keep static electricity from building up and causing a spark which could cause an explosion 3. Wipe up any spills, open any hatches, ports, or windows, run the mechanical blower for at least 4 minutes, use your nose to sniff for vapors 4. At least 4 minute Chapter 6 1. Maximum engine horsepower, maximum weight of people, gear, and engine, maximum number of persons 2. Distribute weight of gear and people evenly, keep weigh low, especially heavy objects, secure heavy objects from shifting, and don’t exceed capacity limits 3. Operator boards first and helps passengers in, step into the center of the boat, stay low, load gear from the dock after boarding, stay seated once you are moving Chapter 7 1. To insure that someone will contact help should you become overdue 2. Let them know where the safety equipment is located. They should know how to wear a PFD, and how to operate a fire extinguisher and radio. 3. To reduce the likelihood of having problems or an emergency while out on the water 4. The ball and hitch should be the same size, hitch the safety chain in an X pattern, check lights, and brakes if so equipped, check tire pressure and that the bearings have been greased 5. Load gear into the boat, insert the drain plug, remove the tie downs, but not the attachment to the bow, and run through a pre-trip checklist Chapter 8 1. Federal waterways – US Coast Guard, NYS waters – NYSDEC 2. Can be used as a holding tank only, Y valve must be locked, wired shut or the handle removed. 3. No 4. Before leaving the launch ramp, empty bilge and live wells or bait buckets, remove vegetation and mud from motor, trailer, & equipment, clean the hull with hot soapy water and dry, do not release plants, fish, animals, or vegetation from one body of water into another Chapter 9 1. Constant bearing, decreasing range 2. From sunset to sunrise and times of restricted visibility 3. To maintain course and speed, unless it becomes clear the other boat is not giving way as required 84 Chapter 5 1. Moor the boat securely to the dock, remove all passengers, extinguish all galley fires, don’t smoke, shut off engines and electrical equipment, close all hatches and ports, fill portable tanks on the dock, keep fuel nozzle in contact with fill opening, replace fuel fill cap tightly, wipe up any spilled fuel, check bilges for leakage

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of 2013 New York Safe Boating Textbook

2013 New York Safe Boating Textbook
Boats and Motors
Registration of Boats
Fueling and Ventilation
Safe Loading and Powering
Preparation for Getting Underway
The Marine Environment
Rules of the Road
Boat Operations
Personal Watercraft
Boating Related Activities
Accidents and Emergencies
Frequently Asked Questions
Chapter Review Questions Answers

2013 New York Safe Boating Textbook