Applying the Rule(s) and comments:
In accordance with Rule 26
(a) (Fishing vessels), a vessel engaged in fishing
, whether underway
or at anchor, shall exhibit only the lights and shapes prescribed in Rule 26
(Fishing vessels). In accordance with Rule 26
(b) (Fishing vessels), a vessel when engaged in trawling, by which is meant the dragging through the water of a dredge net or other apparatus used as a fishing appliance, shall exhibit: (i) two all-round
lights in a vertical line, the upper being green and the lower white; (ii) a masthead light
abaft of and higher that the all-round
green light; (iii) sidelights
and a sternlight
. In accordance with Rule 26
(b) (ii) (Fishing vessels), a vessel of less than 50 metres in length shall not be obliged to exhibit a masthead light
but may do so.
Register for free to have a look at the lights from any direction and/or listen to sound signals!
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.