Tag Archives: rules of the road

Avoiding the Seattle Harbor Patrol’s Attention

Being stopped by the Harbor Patrol is one of those things very few people look forward to. To help avoid unwanted attention from the Seattle Harbor Patrol, they have produced a booklet covering Seattle area Regulations & Information for local … Continue reading

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Marine Sound Signals

This is a PowerPoint presentation I have given several times covering Sound Signals for the Rules of the Road in Puget Sound.  Puget Sound does have some Local Customs with sound signals and the Ferries.   This is a subset … Continue reading

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Marine Rules of the Road

CAUTION: This is a subset of the Rules of the Road or  “ColRegs”.  Everyone is encouraged to read the ColRegs at least once in their boating career. Rule number 1 is to always avoid a collision. If a collision occurs … Continue reading

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