Mastering COLREGs | Marine navigation rules



In this course you will learn the international rules for navigation, the so-called COLREGs (collision regulations). The course will explain rule-by-rule what the regulations are about. The course will go through a brief history of the COLREGs, as well as rules regarding sailing and steering, lights and shapes, and sound and light signals. Where needed, the rules will be explained with illustrations. After each section, there is a multiple choice quiz, where you can test your knowledge. The course is suitable for any boater or sailor, who wants to know what the collision regulations are about.

What Will I Learn?

  • Marine rules of the way
  • Marine vessel lights
  • Marine vessel sound signals
  • International rules

Topics for this course

51 Lessons

Section 1: Introduction

1. Introduction3:38
2. Standard marine vocabulary4:32
3. What are the COLREGs7:35
4. How are the COLREGs structured2:21

Section 2: Part A: General

Section 3: Part B: Steering and Sailing

Section 4: Part C: Lights and Shapes

Section 5: Part D: Sound and Light Signals

Section 6: Part E: Exemptions

Section 7: Part F: Verification of Compliance

Section 8: Annexes

Section 9: Wrapping up

About the instructors

Ferdy Korpershoek

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Course Details

  • Level: Beginner
  • Categories: Development
  • Total Lessons: 51
  • Total Enrolled: 0
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Target Audience

  • Sailors
  • Boaters
  • Mariners
  • Boat owners