Nautical Terms, Motor Boats, Marine Gasoline Engines, Management of Marine Gasoline Engines, Motor-boat Navigation, Motor-boat Rules and Signals

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International Textbook Company, 1914

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Página 22 - On the port side a red light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of ten points of the compass, so fixed as to throw- the light from right ahead to two points abaft the beam...
Página 33 - ... shall have arrived within half a mile of such curve or bend, shall give a...
Página 35 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision, and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Página 22 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of...
Página 22 - ... light, so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least five miles.
Página 35 - When a steam vessel and a sailing vessel are proceeding in such directions as to involve risk of collision, the steam vessel shall keep out of the way of the sailing vessel.
Página 32 - ... so in doubt shall immediately signify the same by giving several short and rapid blasts, not less than four, of the steam whistle.
Página 48 - A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected . The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind: red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly (from southwest to north).
Página 34 - Every vessel coming up with another vessel from any direction more than two points abaft her beam — that is, in such a position, with reference to the vessel which she is overtaking that at night she would be unable to see either of the vessel's side lights — shall be deemed to be an overtaking vessel...
Página 35 - ... a vessel under way, which is unable to get out of the way of an approaching vessel through being not under command or unable to...

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