2002 Four Winns Funship 214 234 254 Boat Owners Manual

C - 1    GENERAL
B.  Rules of Seamanship
Basic rules of seamanship, general information about     1.  Right-of-way
navigational aids,  and sources for additional  reading
and boater education are  presented in this portion of      In general, boats with less maneuverability have right-
your owner’s manual.
of-way over a more agile craft. You must stay out of
the way of the following vessels:
A.  Boating Regulations
The U.S.  Coast Guard  is the authority  of the  water-
ways.  State boating regulations are enforced by local
authorities.  Your  boat is subject to  the marine traffic
laws known as “Rules of the Road,” which are enforced
by the U.S.  Coast Guard.  You are subject  to marine
traffic laws  and “Rules of  the Road”  for both federal
and state waterways; you must stop if signaled to do so
by enforcement  officers, and permit them  to board if
asked.  The “Rules of the Road” can be obtained from
the local U.S.  Coast Guard Unit or  the United States
Coast Guard Headquarters by calling (202) 512-1800
or faxing your request to  (202) 512-2250, and asking
for the publication  titled “Navigational Rules, Interna-
A vessel not under command
or aground.
These vessels have no
A vessel restricted in its
These vessel are performing
work which limits their
maneuverability such as
surveying, dredging, laying
pipe or cable, servicing
navigational markers among
A vessel engaged in fishing.
These include boats fishing
with lines, trawl or nets; but not
trolling lines.
Sailboats have the  right-of-way
over power boats; however, if
a sailboat is using  a propeller
to move forward, it is
Many pamphlets prepared by the Coast Guard are avail-
able. They explain signal lights, buoys, safety, interna-
tional and inland regulations and other information which
goes beyond the scope of this manual.  “Aids to Navi-
considered a power boat even
if its sails are  up.
gation” (U.S. Coast Guard pamphlet #123) explains the   2.  Meeting Head-On
significance of various lights  and buoys.  Because of
proposed alterations to buoys and markers, contact the   When two boats meet head-on neither boat has right-
U.S. Coast Guard to stay informed of changes. Other     of-way.  Both boats should decrease speed and pass;
pamphlets,  including   the  “Boating  Safety  Training      port to port. However, if both boats are on the left side
Manual” and “Federal Requirements For Recreational     of a channel, each vessel should sound two short horn
Boats,” are also available from the  U.S. Coast Guard     blasts and pass to starboard to starboard. See Figure
The spoken  word “MAYDAY” is  the interna-
tional signal for distress.   “MAYDAY” should
NEVER be used unless  there is grave or im-
minent danger, and you are in need of immedi-
ate assistance.
Figure C1:  Meeting Head-On
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Section C
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