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 ...
Sailboats. Parts of a Sailboat. Your Boat's Capacity. Calculating Capacity and the
.... All boaters should know proper sound signals, especially those boaters ... If
you hear the fog signal of a vessel you cannot see, slow to a minimum speed
until ... than two minutes is the signal used by power-driven vessels when
Sep 25, 2013 ... ... mist, heavy fog, or hours of darkness), you should slow to minimum ... Power
Vessel, Underway, Prolonged blast every 2 minutes ... Unless the risk of a
collision is present, you should reduce your speed to the minimum you need in
order to keep on course when you hear any of the sound signals above.
Rule 3 attributes restricted visibility to "fog, mist, falling snow, heavy rainstorms, ...
underway but stopped and making no way through the water shall sound at ... If
you hear a two-blast signal, don't assume that the vessel making it will stay
stopped. .... The whistle signal can be heard farther away than the bell and
(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
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 ...
under auxiliary power, the sailboat must display the same lights as a power- ... If
you do not see a mast light, you know the boat is not power driven (or not ...
During times of restricted visibility such as smoke or fog, additional sound signals
are ... (underway but making no way), she shall sound two prolonged blasts
every two ...
Oct 6, 2009 ... He said, in effect, that you should be able to stop in half the distance that you can
see. ... In most “normal” fog and “typical” boats, the answer is likely to lie
somewhere towards the ... Sound signals in restricted visibility: ... b), A power-
driven vessel underway but stopped and making no way through the water ...