The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) are vital for maritime safety as you must be able to identify vessels during the day by their special shapes, and at night time by their lights, as well as understanding both your obligations and those of other vessels as you interact with one another.
This new edition provides a clear and authoritative explanation of each regulation. Illustrations have been enhanced and it will help any seafarer understand their responsibilities, meaning that everybody at sea will be safer.
• Who, Where, When?
• Assessing the Risk
• Narrow Channels and Separation Schemes
• Who Gives Way?
• Lights and Shapes
• Sound and Light Signals
• The Small Print
• Key Points
In response to feedback, this new edition has been restructured to lead customers through the regulations by rule order, split into themes (i.e. restricted visibility) with a view to helping readers quickly reference the content.
The eBook version includes 360° animations to allow readers to gain a more realistic view of how vessels will actually present in a wide variety of contexts, both by day and by night. There are 30 different 360° galleries comprising of more than 12,000 extra images.