How far do boats need to stay away from divers?
Maintain a distance of at least 300 feet (90m) from diver down flags and buoys in open water and at least 100 feet (30m) in inlets or navigation channels. To prevent injuries and death by propeller and vessel strikes, divers and boaters must be proactively aware of one another.
Do all boats need a divers-down flag?
Any vessel involved in diving operations where persons are scuba diving, skin diving, or snorkeling from a vessel must display a rigid replica of the Alfa flag to mark its diving operation.
When planning a dive with a computer I use the plan or no stop scroll mode to determine?
Before you dive with a computer, you need to read the manufacturer’s dive computer manual. … See Using Dive Computers and Tables I – Planning Dives with Your Computer. 42: When planning a dive with a computer, I use the “plan” or “no stop scroll” mode to determine. A the maximum depth of the previous dive.
How far must a PWC stay away from another vessel?
PWC cannont jump wake of a boat within 50 yards of the boat. Vessels must stay 5 lengths away from longest vessel. Vessel cannot be totally airborne when jumping wakes. within 150 feet of any other cruising vessels.
What is the minimum safe distance to keep from a dive flag on the water?
All vessels must navigate so as to avoid injury to the diver or interference with the vessel or floating object. DoT recommends where possible skippers maintain a distance of more than 100 metres from a vessel or buoy displaying a dive flag.
How do I know if I am properly weighted for diving?
If you’re properly weighted, you should hover with the water’s surface at or slightly above eye level, with your forehead brushing the surface. Demonstrate negative buoyancy by sinking past eye level as you exhale. If you can easily descend when exhaling, fin back to the surface and establish positive buoyancy.
What should you do with your float plan for a weekend water outing?
What should you do with your float plan for a weekend water outing? Mail it to your home address. Stow it with the boat’s registration papers. Fax it to the nearest U.S. Coast Guard station.
Is it illegal to waterski unless the skier is wearing what?
illegal to ski within 150′ of any public dock, mooring line, launch ramp, boat, fisherman, swimmer or any person not engaged in the same activity. If pulled by PWC skier must wear PFD. PWC must be equipt with mirrors or observer. Vessels used to tow another person must be designed to accomodate two or more persons.
What Colour is a quarantine flag?
Bright yellow to announce your arrival in port and await inspection by officials. 100% Made in USA.