COLREGS

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bbetanco
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305703
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COLREGS
Updated:
2015-07-25 20:27:24
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2015 COLREGS
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  1. LCAC light
    • indicates vehicle is operating in non-displacement (cushioned) mode
    • all-around yellow flashing, 120 or more per minute
  2. Lights and Shapes
    Rules 20-31
  3. Masthead light arc of visiblity
    • 225 degrees
    • visible 22.5 degrees abaft the beam port and starboard
  4. Combined masthead light
    can be used if vessel is less than 20m
  5. Running light arc of visibility
    • 112.5 degrees
    • visible 22.5 degrees abaft the beam
  6. flashing light
    120 flashes or more per minute
  7. Special Flashing Light
    • yellow flashing at 50-70 flashes per minute
    • at least 180 degrees arc of visibility forward
    • at most, 225 degrees arc forward (like masthead)
  8. Lights for submerged objects being towed
    white all around light
  9. PWD required lights
    • Masthead light
    • Sidelights
    • Sternlight
    • Second masthead light (optional if vessel less than 50 m)
  10. WIG lights
    PWD lights + All around flashing red light
  11. PWD less than 7m lights
    • all around white light where can best be seen
    • only if PWD max speed is less than 7 knots (Int'l Only)
  12. Rule 24
    Towing and Pushing
  13. PWD Towing Astern
    • 2 masthead lights (tow less than 200m)
    • 3 masthead lights (tow > 200m)
    • sidelights
    • sternlight
    • towing light above sternlight
    • Diamond shape where best seen
  14. Towing light
    Yellow sternlight above the sternlight
  15. Composite Unit
    Vessel pushing ahead connected rigidly become one PWD
  16. Lighting for a vessel BEING towed
    • sidelights
    • sternlight
    • diamond shape (if length of tow > 200m)
  17. Rule 25
    Sailing vessels and vessels under oars
  18. Sailing Vessel Underway exhibits
    • sidelights
    • sternlight
  19. Combined light for sailing vessels
    Only when vessel < 25 m
  20. Red Over Green
    • Sailing at night (optional)
    • Not possible with combined lights
  21. Sailing Vessel <7 m
    • Can either show sidelights + sternlight OR
    • all around white light or flashlight
  22. Sailing Vessel using machinery propulsion
    • Triangle, apex down
    • (Upside down triangle)
  23. Rule 26
    Lighting for fishing vessels

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