Narrow Channels

Rules, Avoiding Risk, & Things to watch out for!

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Take a Quiz on Narrow Channels

1. What factor helps determines the rule for narrow channels?

A channel marked by mooring buoys
A fairway between boats slips in a marina
A deeper route in shallow water or hazards
There is no official definition of a narrow channel

2. When operating in a narrow channel, what should you do?

Stay in the center
Stay as far to the right as possible
Stay as far to the left as possible
Cross the channel at a 45 degree angle

3. Which sound signal should be made when approaching a bend or obscured area?

One prolonged blast
One prolonged and one short blast
Three short blasts
Three short and one prolonged blast