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Raising and lowering arms outstretched to each side

  • Rule(s) to be applied: Rule 37 (Distress signals)
  • Applying the Rule(s) and comments: In accordance with Rule 37 (Distress signals) and Annex IV 1(k) (Distress signals), when a vessel is in distress and requires assistance she may use slowly and repeatedly raising and lowering arms outstretched to each side.

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