The best procedure is for the tender driver to adjust the throttle and rudder to match the parent's speed and direction, which is evident when the lines al. A pleasure boat should also be kept away from the docked ferry, transit ferry, or towed boats. Watch for sound signals from shuttles. Note that a long gust indicates that the ferry is leaving the dock.
Stay away from the ferry or tugboat. When approaching a narrow channel, stay starboard and, with a prolonged gust, announce your approach to any ships that may be around the curve. When operating within a narrow channel, vessels should be kept as close as is safe and practical to the outer boundary of a narrow channel to starboard. Kalkomey is an official state-delegated provider that provides navigation education and certification courses and publishes navigational safety educational materials.