One prolonged blast plus two short blasts every two minutes. Explanation: Sound
signals let ... If you hear the fog signal of a vessel you cannot see, slow to a
minimum speed until you are sure there is not a risk of collision. One prolonged
A sailboat with an auxiliary engine, if under sail in fog, should have her ... listen
for fog signals and other helpful sounds if you leave the engine off until it's
needed. ... The transmission of sound in foggy conditions is tricky, if you hear
Sound signals are also like an automobile's horn used to let other drivers know
you are near or to alert them of danger. All boaters should know proper sound ...
What to do when operating in restricted visibility, including rules for sound
signaling. ... mist, heavy fog, or hours of darkness), you should slow to minimum
speed to give your ... Power Vessel, Underway, Prolonged blast every 2 minutes
... you need in order to keep on course when you hear any of the sound signals
If you are moving through fog and you hear another vessel in front of you sound
one prolonged blast and then two short blasts, then you need to be very careful ...
If you do not see a mast light, you know the boat is not power driven (or not ... in
the case of a boat being towed) and has the right of way over power driven boats.
... During times of restricted visibility such as smoke or fog, additional sound
signals ... (underway but making no way), she shall sound two prolonged blasts
Oct 21, 2013 ... Before the fog sets in, make sure you have charts and a compass on board. ... (
listening), smell and any other means available; Use the proper sound signals: ...
Sailboat, underway, making way, Prolonged – Short – Short – blasts, at not ...
Quick question, you hear a single prolonged blast about every 25 ...
Mar 10, 2011 ... Just to be sure, each boater should sound one short blast on the horn. However,
if for ... If you hear a horn in the fog, know that it's a vessel underway. ...
Interestingly, this is the same signal required of a sailboat under sail.
May 18, 2011 ... In all cases you should slow down to a safe speed and turn on your navigation
lights. ... On small boat underway the correct sound signal is one long blast ...
You will hear ships reporting positions and can use that information ...
(a) A power-driven vessel making way through the water shall sound at ... vessel
underway but stopped and making no way through the water shall sound at ...
Rule 2(a) 'precautions' would require that, in fog, the towed vessel should be ...
Whistle signals often correspond to the single-letter flag signals which you will