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A sailing vessel under 7 m underway - lights

  • Description of scenario: Type of vessel: Sailing vessel of less than 7 m in legth underway
    Time of the day: From sunset to sunrise and from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility
  • Rule(s) to be applied: Rule 25 (Sailings vessels underway and vessels under oars)
  • Applying the Rule(s) and comments: In accordance with Rule 25 (d) (i) (Sailings vessels underway and vessels under oars), a sailing vessel underway of less than 7 m in length shall, if practicable, exhibit the lights prescribed in Rule 25 (a) or (b) (Sailings vessels underway and vessels under oars), but if she does not, she shall have ready to hand an electric torch or lighted lantern showing a white light which shall be exhibited in sufficient time to prevent a collision.
  • Lights positions:

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