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What Does a Junction Day Beacon Mark Boatsmart?

FAQs Jackson Bowman July 19, 2022

These beacons mark the junction of two channels and may be passed on either side. If the preferred channel is desired, the Starboard-Junction Day Beacon should be kept on the vessel’s starboard (right) side when travelling upstream.

What color is a starboard day beacon?

Starboard Hand Day Beacon: Starboard hand day beacons are triangular. They have a red triangle in the centre of a white background and a red border. Keep them on your starboard (right) side when travelling upstream.

What is a day marker?

Day-markers are signs which may either be red triangles with even numbers or green squares with odd numbers. Keep red markers on the starboard side and green makers on the port side when heading upstream. One can tell if one is heading upstream or downstream by looking at the numbers on these markers.

What does a diamond shaped day beacon with a green square in the Centre mean?

Port Bifurcation Day Beacons: Port bifurcation day beacons have a green square in the centre of a white diamond and a red border. When travelling upstream, the preferred channel is to the right (starboard) and these day beacons are on your port (left) side.

What does this daytime aid to navigation mean red and white triangle?

A starboard hand day beacon, which has a red triangle centred on a white background with a red reflective border, marks the starboard hand side of the channel or a danger and must be kept on the starboard side when proceeding upstream. If numbered, the number will be even and of a reflective material.

What does a junction day beacon mark look like?

A Junction day beacon marks a junction where it is safe to proceed either to port or to starboard. They are diamond-shaped with a red border.

What does a range day beacon look like?

A Range Daybeacon consists of two or more fixed navigation marks situated some distance apart at different elevations. A Range Daybeacon provides a recommended track for navigators (usually the deepest or safest line in a channel) when both marks are in line.

What does a starboard junction day beacon mark?

Starboard-Junction Day Beacon

These beacons mark the junction of two channels and may be passed on either side. If the preferred channel is desired, the Starboard-Junction Day Beacon should be kept on the vessel’s starboard (right) side when travelling upstream.

How do you read day markers?

Starboard-Junction Day Beacon

These beacons mark the junction of two channels and may be passed on either side. If the preferred channel is desired, the Starboard-Junction Day Beacon should be kept on the vessel’s starboard (right) side when travelling upstream.

Do day markers have lights?

Beacons are permanently fixed, usually to the floor of the body of water. Beacons may have lights, but some do not. Those beacons without lights are called day beacons.

What does a red lateral beacon mean?

Lateral Channel Marks. These show well-established channels and indicate port (left) and starboard (right) sides of the channels. Port marks are a red can shape.

What does daytime aid to navigation mean?

They are without lights and are intended for daytime use only. Day Beacons use the same colours as the Lateral System and are typically used as channel or hazard markers. They may be marked with reflective lettering for identification on marine charts.

What is a day marker in boating?

A daymark is a navigational aid for sailors and pilots, distinctively marked to maximize its visibility in daylight.

What side of the channel markers do you stay on?

Basically, red marker buoys should be on your right (starboard) as you return from open water. Conversely, green channel markers should be on your starboard side as you head out into open water.

What does a port Hand Day Beacon identify?

Port-hand Day Beacons:

Identifies the port (left) side of a channel or hazard and must be kept on the left side when boating upstream. May display an odd number in reflective white lettering.

What do red and green markers indicate in boating?

All Red and Green markers provide safety with lateral significance. That is, the red and green markers tell boaters to pass on one side or the other safely. Reading the markers and knowing WHICH side is paramount! Only red and green markers provide “sides to pass on” (lateral information).

References:

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