JawsOrca Posted July 7, 2014 Share Posted July 7, 2014 Hi All, We are trying to correctly install the navlights on the boat and I'm getting a bits confused on a couple of things. The boat is 28 feet (plus one for the swimdeck) 8.3 meters. From my understanding. I thought that the boat should have port, starboard, stern and an all round mast head light.. (I thought the all round needs to be 1 meter above the port and starboard and should only be used whilst at anchor). However this website (http://www.boatlamps.co.uk/contents/en-uk/d88.html) is confusing me.. its hinting that a running light (like we have on sailing boats) should be fitted (When motoring with the port, starboard and starboard) although it seems its almost an optional requirement (for boats under 50 meters).. My parents boat (which is the same size as us) has a running light (but no all round light) and I've found images of the same boat as us with a running light and a all round.. So I'm confused.. I've brought a running light anyway so will probably install but does anyone actually know for sure what's correct and is it ok to install these level with the port and starboard (and just below the all round light)?? Also the colregs I can see have requirements for greater than 50, 50 to 12, less than 12.. Yet why do ASAP supplies sell lights for 7 meters and below and 12 meters and below, if there's no requirement for 7 meter? I will probably motor after dark not only on the but coastal too so I need to try and get this right! Thanks in advance! , Alan Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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