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Old 10-06-2011, 17:07   #151
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All standardized tests are designed with "misleaders" that assure only the lucky get 100%. While I got a good score, I think the questions could have been worded better. Wish there were more of them. This type of test is great. It can't do any harm to be tested once in a while to shake the cobwebs out. I have lots of those I never want to see the nav light question in person going down the Hudson River.
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Old 10-06-2011, 18:31   #152
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Re: Online Sailing Test

34, not displeased with myself considering English is a foreign language to me. Even got some of the names for the knots right.
Some are pretty basic questions that no one should fail (e.g. boat coming straight at you at night, bad weather signs, hurricane, diver), but the dredger one !!!
Day marks are out in France... but I know them
I've never been able to remember which is the forward spring line (coming from forward (bow), or going forward from the stern...)
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Old 10-06-2011, 18:42   #153
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The grainy picture of the barge behind the tug looked like an island out in the distance.

The way to remember the dredge question is "Always go for the diamonds".
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And I no longer know nuttin' about right hand props etc.
Also seems to reference fixed props as opposed to folding or variable.
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Old 10-06-2011, 21:21   #155
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31, Got the Dredge right, though the last time I pasted a dredge in the Richmond, Ca channel he had no daymarks up either side. Ha I passed a dredge today getting to a marina and no daymarks on it either. The tug pulling a barge could have been a clearer photo, or my eyes younger. Still not bad for a blond old chic.
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And to think that some of us come here for advice from you "sailors".
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Old 27-08-2011, 18:31   #157
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Of course taking and passing every written test there is has no bearing on if you can actually safely undock or dock a boat for real. Written tests are fine as far as they go. But time on the water and proper boat handling only comes from experience.
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I scored mid 90's on the 6-pack captains license test and this one.... (??!!) only 36. I'm so confused....
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