What must you do when anchoring your boat at night?
Turn on an all-around white light when anchoring your boat.
Capsizing due to water coming over the transom - the back of the boat. Wind pushes the boat away from the anchor. When the boat is anchored from the bow, this allows the boat to cut through the waves just as when you are underway. When anchored from the stern, waves hit the back of the boat and enter the boat.
You are operating a powerboat at night. You see green and white lights on another boat. What do these lights tell you?
When another vessel is approaching at night from which direction must the red sidelight on a power driven vessel be visible?
If pulling a live person into a small boat you must instruct them to help as much as they can. As you start pulling the person in you must take the time to even out the weight by carefully leaning back. As you finally get the floater into the boat both of you must get back to the center boat. Otherwise the boat will tip.
Depending to a certain extent on the boat, but the general rule is to consult your charts before you ever drop anchor anywhere. Next, point the boat against the tidal flow if any and hold the boat stationary over the ground as you pay out the chain. Once the anchor has struck let the boat away with the flow until it stops and holds fast. Remember that every six hours the flow reverses and the…