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Old 10-03-2019, 11:06 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Billr2019 View Post
We see boaters on inland lakes using their docking lights as navigation lights.
We (USCGAUX) on patrols tell them it is not legal but they still do it.
We explain they are not displaying the correct light configuration for their vessel but they just don't get it. This is on nights with good visibility too.
It does not take very long to lose one's night vision but a much longer time to regain it.
If the lights can't be confused with navigation lights, what's the problem? Not showing navigational lights?
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