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Towing light

  • Description of scenario: Time of the day: From sunset to sunrise and from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility
  • Rule(s) to be applied: Rule 21 (Definitions)
  • Applying the Rule(s) and comments: In accordance with Rule 21 (d) (Definitions), "towing light " means a yellow light having the same characteristics as the "sternlight " defined in Rule 21 (c) (Definitions).
    Comments:
    Towing light shall be placed as nearly as practicable at the stern showing an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 135° and so fixed as to show the light 67.5° from right aft on each side of the vessel.
  • Lights positions:

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