FLIBS17: Test your matesNov 1, 2017 by Triton Staff
- What does the yellow and black L, or Lima, flag mean at sea — and what does it mean in harbor?
- True or false: A boat on starboard tack is required to give way to a boat on a port tack?
- Describe freeboard.
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- At sea: “You should stop your vessel instantly.” In harbor: “The ship is quarantined.”
- Technical: The vertical distance from the upper edge of the deck line to the load line. Casual: The height of a ship’s side between the waterline and the deck.
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