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Course Outline

The following combinations of signals are examples of VDSs that could be carried on board to satisfy USCG requirements.

Distress signals: handheld red flares (3)
Three handheld red flares (day and night)
Distress signals: handheld red flare and meteors
One handheld red flare and two red meteors (day and night)
Distress signals: floating and handheld orange smoke and electric light
One handheld orange smoke signal (day), two floating orange smoke signals (day), and one electric light (night only)
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