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Bret Cummings

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What does a slashing hand motion over the neck mean by a waterskiing participant

A slashing hand motion over the neck by a waterskiing participant means cut the motor or stop.

What is the safest thing to do for someone suspected of having hypothermia

The safest thing to do for someone suspected of having hypothermia is get immediate medical attention.

What should you do if your small open boat capsizes

stay with the boat and signal for help.

What should you do if your boat capsizes

Stay with the boat

If you are close enough to shore; swim, then report.

If too far out; try to climb onto the boat or at least stay close and hold on to it. It is easier to spot a boat than a person lying in the water. And you use less energy so you will live longer wich in turn increases your chanses of survival.

What should you always do when a person falls overboard

When a person falls overboard, you should always have someone keep the victim in sight.

When a person falls overboard

  • Throw a Lifebuoy
  • Shout "Man Overboard" Either to Port or Starboard.
  • Report to the Duty Officer.
  • Keep the victim in sight.
What type of report must be filed if there is an accident while boating

If there is an accident while boating, a boating accident report must be filed.

Whenever the boat is underway properly sized PFDs must be worn by children of what age in North Carolina

Whenever the boat is underway, properly sized PFDs must be worn by children under 13 years of age in North Carolina.

What is the major cause of fatalities involving small boats

Falling overboard and drowning.

The major cause of fatalities involving small boats is drownings from falling overboard

What should a boater do with a float plan

A boater should leave a float plan for friends or family ashore.

What information is most important when passing near a lighthouse

Depth of water

The danger of hypothermia is greatest for a person in which situation

Immersed in cold water

What do courteous pwc operators always do

control speed,noise, and wake

When performing a self rescue when should you swim to shore

As the last resort

Which of the following is required equipment for personal watercraft

Fire extinguishers, emergency signaling devices, and PFD's.

What is a requirement for fire extinguishers on a boat

Must be Coast Guard approved

Which of the following is a good technique when using a fire extinguisher

Direct the extinguisher at the base of the flames using a sweeping motion

What is true about pyrotechnic visual distress devices

Pyrotechnic visual distress devices have an expiration date.

Which os the following is required to have a backfire flame arrestor

A boat with a gasoline inboard engine

Propeller rings guards and baskets are designed to do what

Prevent Propeller Strikes

What do you need to know when passing under a river bridge

Clearance height under the bridge

The Best way to prevent striking a swimmer with a moving boat propeller is to do what

Always turn off engine when A swimmer is reboarding

An engine cut off lanyard helps to reduce The risk of what

Striking a person in the water with a propeller

Which is the following items are required on a 12 foot inflatable dinghy

Life Jacket

How many fire fire extinguishers are required aboard and 18 foot powerboat with installed fuel tanks

one

What is recommended when docking your boat

When docking your boat, use lines and cleats to help maneuver your boat

Which of the following is recommended maintenance for an inboard boat

Constant oil changes must be made. Periodic parts must be exchanged, especially those made of zinc. Debris accumulated in the engine must be removed. Search for possible leaks in the engine.

Which of the following is a symptom of cold shock

Rapid, uncontrolled breathing.

When hunting from a boat, what is the best way to maintain the boat's stability

Keep body weight low with gear distributed evenly.

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