Here’s How to Stay Safe When Visibility is Limited
December 8, 2011
At night familiar landmarks and shoreline features disappear and are replaced by a confusing array of lights.USCG
Fog can easily obscure rocky outcroppings and small boats. Use the appropriate required sound signals to let others know the status of your vessel.USCG
These sound signaling devices come into play during periods of reduced visibility.USCG
At night, navigation lights help vessel operators identify each other’s position, both at anchor and underway, and are required by law. Refer to your Navigation Rules Book or to A Boater’s Guide to Federal Requirements for Recreational Boats and Safety Tips for guidelines on appropriate display.USCG
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