Work on this project has been undertaken by Waterrecreatie Nederland
What makes a danger zone dangerous? Being dangerous is depending on a large variety of factors
- Strong current sometimes depending on tides or wind depending on strength and wind direction
- Sand banks and small fairways
- High speed zone
Knowing how to pass danger zones is very important. Factors to consider here include
- Communication on the water
- Rules for speed boats
- Safety on board
- Fast and safe passage through locks and bridges
A survey of Numericanal partners has been undertaken, asking for the following information:
- The most important rules on the inland water
- The most important rules at sea
- Basic rules of navigating on inland water (for example staying on the righ side of the waterway and keep your course and navigate at a safe speed.)
- Understanding of the blind spot of commercial craft used in each country.
- Range of length and height of the ships, if needed the position of the skipper.
- Do boaters need a licence before navigating on inland water or sea?
- What kind of system is used in each country to store this data in a database or on a map?
- What organization is responsible for mapping your waterways and lakes?