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Boating Nav Lights & Shapes Online Quiz Test

Anyone who is responsible for a vessel at sea, from the smallest dinghy to an ocean going supertanker, day or night, must be able to recognise other vessels and quickly interpret what they see around them. This is not always easy, especially in crowded coastal waters.

The Nav Lights & Shapes – Lights quiz is designed to help all recreational and professional seafarers learn how to identify the vessels in their vicinity and the activities they are engaged in. The lights displayed follow an international code specified by the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (ColRegs).

This test-yourself series of multiple choice questions helps you check your knowledge.

To start just click the button below. Good luck!

SafeSkipper
SafeSkipper10 hours ago
Navigating at night is made possible through an assortment of navigation aids and navigators need to be able identify the different types of light and what they signify. Read our article for more: http://ow.ly/h30750DFSwI #sailing #yachting #boating
SafeSkipper
SafeSkipper18 hours ago
This complete quick reference app is a guide to the symbols used on Electronic (ECDIS) Nautical Charts, as specified by the International Hydrographic Organization. See more here: http://ow.ly/I8Mf50yMa30 #sailing #yachting #boating #ECDIS
SafeSkipper
SafeSkipper24 hours ago
Navigating at night is made possible through an assortment of navigation aids and navigators need to be able identify the different types of light and what they signify. Read our article for more: http://ow.ly/h30750DFSwI #sailing #yachting #boating
SafeSkipper
SafeSkipper1 day ago
This complete quick reference app is a guide to the symbols used on Electronic (ECDIS) Nautical Charts, as specified by the International Hydrographic Organization. See more here: http://ow.ly/I8Mf50yMa30 #sailing #yachting #boating #ECDIS