2 CEVNI SIGNALS CHARTBelow is an extract from the CEVNI laminated chart available fromThe chart contains all the signs in the CEVNI testsWHITE ISOPHASE LIGHTSorFixed on bank - STOPFlashing - PROCEEDAlternate fixed/flashing. go towards flash:Small passenger vessel< 20mVessel with priority in locksPower ferry with priorityTugLast TowFerryDangerous cargo
3 RYA CEVNI 1 1.What is the meaning of this sign? 3.What is the meaning of this sound repeated?(4 seconds)StopKeep a sharp lookoutKeep to the middle of the channelSailing vesselOvertaking to portVessel in distress2.What is the meaning of this signal?4.What is the meaning of this sign?orDo not make washNot under commandNo entry – prolongedAll clear aheadHazard on left of channelYou may pass
4 RYA CEVNI 2 5.What is the meaning of this sign? 7. In which areas is it forbidden to moor?Where high speed navigation is permittedIn areas where turning is permittedWithin 50 metres of a boat carrying 2 blue conesBridgesDo not pass outside red marksNo entryUse other span6.What is the meaning of this sign?8.What is the meaning of this sign?orChannel crosses to rightChannel crosses to leftCable on river bedNo sailing boatsSailing boats onlySailing is permitted
5 RYA CEVNI 3 9.What is the meaning of this sign? 11. A normal vessel is:Use this span of bridgeLess than 20m longMore than 20m longMore than 50m longProceedPass this side10.What is the meaning of this sign?12.What is the meaning of this sign?Danger – stopVessel with priority in locksYou may not passDangerous cargo (explosive)Ferry with priorityOverhead cable
6 RYA CEVNI 4 13.What is the meaning of these lights on a vessel? 15. What is this sound signalPilot vesselI am unable to manoeuvreYou may not overtakePusher vessel, with inflammable cargoPass port to portVessel carrying out underwater work16.What is the meaning of these lights on a vessel?14.What is the meaning of these lights on a bridge?Do not passPassage for vessels of reduced height onlyGive way to oncoming vesselsTowing vesselStern light – pusher vesselNo overtaking
7 CEVNI 5 14.What is the meaning of these lights? Proceed with cautionTwo way trafficGive way to vessel entering channel from a portBe ready to proceedPassage for vessels of reduced height, two way trafficPass to the yellow side, with caution17. What is this signal by an upstream vessel?15.What is the meaning of this sign?It is carrying flammable materialsPass starboard to starboardYou may not passNavigation prohibitedPass to your port sideUnderwater obstacle
8 CEVNI 5 18.What is the meaning of these lights? 20. What is the meaning of this sign?Proceed with cautionChannel is close to right bankStopBe ready to proceedPassage for normal vesselsEnter with caution21. What is this signal on a vessel?19.What is the meaning of this sign?Ferry with priorityConstrained by DraughtPass to starboardLaunching pointFerry with 12 passengers or moreChain Ferry
9 CEVNI 5 22.What is the meaning of this sign? 24. What is this signal on a vessel?Proceed with cautionPower tug leading a convoyCarrying hazardous cargoGo in direction of arrowNo overtakingKeep to right of channel25. What is the meaning of this sign?23.What is the meaning of this sign?Do not make washBridge closed aheadSlow, sharp bend aheadNo overtaking by convoysNo passing or overtakingAll traffic prohibited
10 CEVNI NOTES DEFINITIONS Small craft – under 20 m in length If you want another CEVNI test download here:DEFINITIONSSmall craft – under 20 m in lengthNormal craft – over 20 m in lengthSmall craft usually give way to normal craftRight bank – on the right when proceeding downstreamLeft bank – on the left when proceeding downstreamWaterways – Class 1 are rivers; Class 2 are canals and lakesUpstream vessel – is proceeding up the river to its source, or ascending in a lock.Downstream vessel – is proceeding away from the source of a river, or descending in a lock.Take care with these, it’s the direction of travel, not the relative position).
11 CEVNI NOTES RULES WHEN BOATS MEET ‘Give way’ and ‘stand on’ – are defined as in in IRPCS.Normal vessels travelling downstream have priority over vessels travelling upstream, but the vessels travelling upstream may choose which side to give way on.If an upstream vessel decides to leave a course to starboard, it displays a blue board by day (with a scintillating (60 flashes per second) blue light by night) on its starboard side.Downstream vessels acknowledge by displaying a similar board on their starboard side.Hydrofoils and hovercraft give way to other vessels.CEVNI Crossing rules are similar to IRPCS. However, a vessel on the starboard side of a marked channel shall maintain its course.The standard lights for motor vessels and sailing craft are similar to IRPCS, also Restricted in Ability to Manoeuvre, Not Under Command, Fishing, Diving.
12 CEVNI NOTES VESSELS PUSHING Carry lights in a triangle Their signs are contained in a similar triangle:Dangerous materials:PushingNon PushingAll types of vesselFlammableSimilar vesselsMoor > 10 m distantHazardousSimilar vesselsMoor > 50 m distantExplosiveSimilar vesselsMoor > 100 m distant
13 SKYSAIL SKILLS CHARTS http://www. btinternet. com/~keith Extracts from Skysail Skills Charts on the essential navigation subjectsDay SkipperVHFWeatherChartwork
14 Free cevni practice online Complete text and signs for CEVNI are here to download(200 pages)CLICK:19th November 20104th December 2010
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