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post #11 of Old 02-23-2007
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Originally Posted by Kacper
In Canada it's Red Right Returning

However, to clarify that... It's not actually "Red Right Returning"

It's actually "Red Right, in the Direction of the Flood Tide"

If the marina entrance happens to be opposite to the flood tide direction, and you are headed towards it, then you would keep the red light/buoy on your left.
Yes, but you have to consult a chart regardless. Some ports with two entrances (such as my home port, Toronto) have a "returning" and a "departing" aspect that is not necessarily intuitive to the non-locals.

I would imagine the approaches to New York are similar, if not even more complex. "In" or "out" depends on more than proximity to the city itself.

We otherwise have the same system of buoyage as America.

The System B thing I recall from Power Squadrom as "red right returning reversed". Easy in English!
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