If you see a red square shape on a buoy or beacon when heading into port, where should you direct your vessel
It is a starboard mark, keep it on your right and direct your vessel to the left of it
It is an isolated danger mark, go either side
It is a port mark, keep it on your left and direct your vessel to the right of it
It is a mid channel mark, go to the right of it.
If you see a vessel displaying the day shape of a ball over a diamond over a ball, what message is it giving you
Restricted in ability to manoeuvre, typical of a dredge or pile driving barge
I am aground
Constrained by draft in a channel
Please slow down near me
Where on a planing hull, must the registration symbols "numbers and letters" be displayed?
On the stern
On the bow
Both Port and Starboard sides
Near the driver
Where on a planing vessel must the registration "sticky" label be displayed?
On the Portside
Near the capacity label
When operating a vessel outside of smooth or partially smooth waters, what is the required reduction of the vessels maximum capacity?
Within what timeframe must you report a marine incident?
What is the primary emergency channel on a 27mhz Marine radio?
What is the maximum speed limit in smooth waters?
When travelling outside smooth and partially smooth waters, at what distance off the coastline are you required to carry an EPIRB, as part of your safety equipment?
10 nautical miles
20 nautical miles
2 nautical miles
5 nautical miles
Which vessels must powerboats give way to?
Vessels engaged in commercial fishing
Vessels constrained by their draf
All of the above
What is the legal alcohol limit on the water in QLD for people with an open licence?
If driving a powerboat, a speed limit of 6 Knots or less within 30 metres applies to:
Anchored or Moored vessels, Harbours, Divers & Swimmers
When are adults required to wear a lifejacket in Queensland?
When crossing a coastal bar in a vessel less than 4.8 metres
When are children under the age of 12 required to wear a lifejacket
When the vessel is being launched
At all times when the vessel is less than 4.8 metres and is underway
All times regardless of the size of the vessel
When at anchor
What lights does a recreational vessel display when at anchor?
Red port light, green starboard lights
All round white light
Red port light, green starboard lights and an all round white light
When are sea conditions likely to be the roughest?
On an incoming tide
An hour before low tide
When the wind is blowing in an opposing direction to the tidal current
At dawn or dusk
What lights does a trawler display when it's nets are out?
Yellow flashing light
Two red lights in addition to its navigation lights
Green and white all roundlights in addition to its navigation lights
Red and white allround in addition to its navigation lights
If you have right of way with a boat approaching 300 metres away on your port side what should you do?
Turn to the right (starboard)
Maintain a stand on course, consistent direction and speed
Turn to the left (port)
What does the blue and white swallow tail flag, code flag alpha indicate?
Vessel is aground
Vessel is manouvering to port
Divers in the water, slow down to less than 6 knots and stay 30m clear
Vessel is leaving shortly
If a vessel sounds 3 shorts blasts on it's horn what is it signalling?
I am turning to port
I cannot determine what your intentions are
My engines are in reverse
I am turning to starboard
If the vessel you were operating struck an unknown object in open waters and was quickly filling up with water and about to sink, what type of call would you make on your marine radio?
Which recreational vessels require registration in Qld?
All planing vessels
Vessels with more than 6 hp engines
Vessels with more than 4 hp engines
What does a beacon or a buoy with 2 black discs on top and a red band indicate?
Port Channel mark, keep to your left or port when entering port
Isolated danger mark, go either side 30m+ clear as there is danger below.
Fairway mark, you are leaving or entering port. Also known as a Safe water mark
Middle of Channel mark, go right of it. Also the greatest clearance under a bridge.
What should you do if you see a Yellow Mark, with an X on it?
Keep it on your left or port side, it is a port channel mark
Consult your chart or Beacon to Beacon book as it is a case by case hazard.
Isolated danger mark, go either side but not too close as there is danger below it
Middle of Channel mark, keep your vessel to the right of it
Where must you place a capacity label?
On the stern of your vessel
Where it can be seen, when operating the vessel. Eg on the console next to the wheel
On the port side of your vessel
What does a beacon or buoy that has arrows pointing up and down with a yellow stripe between black bands indicate?
South Cardinal mark, safe water to the South
West Cardinal mark, safe water to the West
East Cardinal mark, safe water to the East
Isolated danger mark, go either side but stay 30m or more away as there is danger below
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