Marine Rules & Signals

Marine Rules & Signals


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The reference guide to rules and signals at sea. Part of a series of Marine Navigation apps, Rules & Signals is a useful tool for sailing, fishing, surfing, diving and for people involved in sea water sports. The Imray Marine Navigation reference products are intended for quick reference and learning.

Beautifully illustrated with diagrams and short, clear text. Remind yourself quickly about a rule or light, or learn at home, traveling or in the winter while planning your trips.

- Steering and sailing rules.
- Lights and shapes: day and night time marking of boats.
- Sound signals in restricted visibility. Actual sounds.
- Distress signals.
- Full Colregs text.

- Buoys: worldwide buoyage systems A & B and animated harbour approaches.
- Buoy lights, animated.
- Sample harbour charts from around the world, with animated lights.
- Flags: flag translator, phonetic alphabet, morse code and message builder.
- Dual flag messages.
- Racing flags.
- Semaphore flags.
- Radio calls including Mayday/PanPan and radio channels.
- Life saving communication including air rescue: Solas V.
- Communication with air rescue.

- Learning cards for all content, by section or for all Rules together.

Content can be scrolled, viewed individually or in sequence. Large images (charts and at a glance images) can be zoomed and panned.

Based on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions and Sea, 1972, with amendments in force from November 1995, SOLAS Chapter V Regulation 29 and the general guidelines for buoys and signals.

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese

Imray are a leading chart and marine book publishers, based in England and with a catalogue of charts that covers Europe, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Imray's pilot books cover the whole world in extensive detail. They are excellent resources for use whilst sailing, fishing, surfing, diving and in many other forms of sea water sports.

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Recently changed in this version


Fixed a problem with content not displaying for Turkish language users


Fixed a problem preventing scrolling of content on some lower resolution devices


- Fixed sounds not playing on some devices

- Corrections to tow over 200m lights and preferred channels

- Fixes to Japanese and French language translations


Fixed a crash when selecting "Lights Definitions" in Learn.

Comments and ratings for Marine Rules & Signals
  • (67 stars)

    by Enache Bizduna on 18/01/2014

    Excellent the best application for seafarers

  • (67 stars)

    by Bob Comlay on 03/12/2013

    Perfect for RYA revision

  • (67 stars)

    by Derek Freeman on 13/11/2013

    Good reference

  • (67 stars)

    by Thomas Tenbey on 14/06/2013

    Whilst this app has some good information, it is significantly lacking in a few very important areas. I particularly liked the buoyage - being able to visually observe the light characteristics of buoys and their placement within a channel. The day/night toggle is a good idea too, though I'm doubtful of the developer's interpretation of the timing of lights (see NP 735). However, some of the inf

  • (67 stars)

    by Nathan Buffery on 01/04/2013

    Great App for learning the rules and signals. I found that the screen would not scroll up on my phones screen so I emailed the developer. They got straight back to me and sorted out an update out about a week later. Can't fault it now.

  • (67 stars)

    by anthony alphonse on 16/02/2013

    A must have app. If ur appearing for examz... it really helps u to understand!!!