Lights and Shapes COLREG for Mac
Lights and Shapes COLREG is a well-designed OS X teaching and testing application that enables you to prepare for the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) exam by learning and taking tests.
Royal Yachting Association is national governing body for various water sports that covers the following activities: sailing, windsurfing, motor cruising, power boating and personal watercraft.
Lights and Shapes COLREG is based on the Part C of the International Regulation for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG). COLREG is published by the International Maritime Organisation, or IMO, and its main purpose is to define the navigation rules that need to be followed by ships and vessels at sea in order to prevent collisions.
Lights and Shapes COLREG comes with a simple and easy-to-use interface from which you can view, read and learn the entire Part C of the International Regulation for Preventing Collisions at Sea. Each rule is well defined and offers detailed explanations and illustrative graphics. In addition, the Lights and Shapes offers over 120 images form different perspectives (starboard, bow, port and stern) designed to help you learn all kind of ships and how to identify them by their lights.
By accessing the Signals tab, you can view the light signals and shapes and listen to various sound signals defined by the Part D of the International Regulation for Preventing Collisions at Sea. The Test tab enables you to take a full test with 30 questions, a normal test with 15 questions or a quick test with five questions. You can easily check your knowledge as you answer the questions by tracking the number of correct and wrong answers.
If you are studying for the RYA exam and want to test your knowledge before sustaining the test you might want to purchase this user-friendly educational application.