Originally Posted by Easting
“I was always careful to point it up and away at the first sign of approaching boats.”
Unfortunately if these lights were more common, most busy harbors would be unnavigable on a Saturday night with everyone shining these things in people’s faces. Dont overestimate the level of common sense used by many people / boaters.
The usefulness of a piece of gear is not determined by the proper or improper use by the ill informed.