Questions and Answers

Rule 1

Application

The answers can be found in the respective Rules and Paragraphs in the book "International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (Colregs) by Capt. Pierre Deseck and/or in the Colregs Presentation (on DVD), also by Capt. Pierre Deseck

Question 1-1
When were the first Rules for Preventing Collisions at Sea (Colregs) introduced ?

Answer 1-1
Introduction, second paragraph.


Question 1-2
Which International Organisation is responsible for the creation promulgation and amending of the Colregs ?

Answer 1-2
Introduction, Footnote 1.


Question 1-3
To what type of vessels do the COLREGS apply ?

Answer 1-3
Rule 1 (a) and Par. 1.1, Application.
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Question 1-4
Where do the COLREGS apply ?

Answer 1-4
Rule 1 (a) and Par. 1.1, Application.
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Question 1-5
What are special rules and where do they usually apply ?

Answer 1-5
Rule 1 (b) and Par. 1.1, Application and Par. 1.2 Special Rules.
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Question 1-6
You enter waters where Special Rules apply. What do you do ?

Answer 1-6
Par. 1.2, Special Rules.


Question 1-7
Where can you find details concerning local regulations ?

Answer 1-7
Par. 1.2, Special Rules, fourth paragraph.
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Question 1-8
For what type of ships can a Government issue special rules ?

Answer 1-8
Rule 1, (c) and (e) and Par.1.2, Special Rules, fifth paragraph and further.
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