COLREGs Macneil’s Seamanship Examiner Pocket Book – 2nd Edition
This study guide is designed to help individuals learn and understand the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs). It is organized in a question-and-answer format, making it easy to self-assess or study as a group.
The guide covers various topics related to the COLREGs, including navigation lights, visual collision situations, radar situations, IALA buoyage, and rules. It contains over 500 self-assessment questions and answers, colour images and diagrams to aid in understanding.
The contents are listed as follows:
- Navigation Lights: This section focuses on the rules and regulations regarding navigational lights and their significance in different situations.
- Visual Collision Situations: This section discusses scenarios where potential collisions may occur and how to handle them visually.
- Radar Situations: This section delves into radar-assisted situations and the rules and procedures to follow.
- IALA Buoyage: This section covers the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) buoyage system and its importance in navigation.
- COLREGs (OOW): This section focuses explicitly on the COLREGs applicable to officers on watch.
- COLREGs Rule 10: Traffic Separation Schemes: This section delves into rule 10 of the COLREGs, which deals with traffic separation schemes and their implications.
- COLREGs Rule 19: Conduct of Vessels in Restricted Visibility: This section covers rule 19 of the COLREGs, which deals with the conduct of vessels in situations of restricted visibility.
- COLREGs (Chief Mate/Master): This section focuses explicitly on the COLREGs applicable to chief mates and masters.
Using this study guide can be helpful for individuals preparing for examinations or those who want to improve their understanding and interpretation of the COLREGs. With its comprehensive coverage and user-friendly format, it is an ideal reference guide for anyone seeking to navigate and comply with international regulations for preventing collisions at sea.