Which additional lights does a trawler display at night and during restricted visibility?
Vessel restricted in ability to manoeuvre
Three all-round lights, top and bottom lights red and the middle light white. When making way through the water, vessel also shows masthead lights, sidelights and stern light. When at anchor, vessel also shows anchor lights.
What lights must a trawler display at night?
Vessels at Anchor
All vessels that are at anchored at night must use an all-round white light OR masthead and stern lights.
What lights should be on when boating at night?
The required lights are: Red and green sidelights visible from a distance of at least two miles away—or if less than 39.4 feet (12 meters) long, at least one mile away—on a dark, clear night. An all-round white light (if vessel is less than 39.4 feet long) or both a masthead light and a sternlight.
The operator of a sailboat operating under sails at night shall, from sunset to sunrise, display: sidelights (red – green) and. sternlight (white). If less than 20 meters in length, the three lights may be combined at or near the top of the mast.
What lights are displayed at night by a vessel engaged in pushing where the pushing vessel is not rigidly connected to the vessel being pushed?
(i) a vessel being pushed ahead, not being part of a composite unit, shall exhibit at the forward end, sidelights, (ii) a vessel being towed alongside shall exhibit a sternlight and at the forward end, sidelights.
What lights should a boat have?
Compulsory navigation lights on board
- Side lights for starboard and port.
- Stern light.
- Three-colour light for sailing vessels (sailing lights)
- Mast-head light.
- Signal light or all-round light.
- Minimum range of navigation lights.
What does a blue light on a boat mean?
(a) Law enforcement vessels may display a flashing blue light when engaged in direct law enforcement or public safety activities. This light must be located so that it does not interfere with the visibility of the vessel’s navigation lights.
When should anchor light be on?
Anchor lights, the lights that are visible when a boat is anchored at night, are a key factor in making nighttime boating both easier and safer. If you only take your boat to a designated mooring and never plan on anchoring, then it is not necessary for you to use an anchor light.