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post #27 of Old 03-07-2019
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Re: Masthead tricolors

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Originally Posted by overbored View Post
i guess the stern light would not be called part of the masthead light even though mine is mounted on the masthead. the terms are confusing because the USCG calls it the mast head light because it is mounted on a mast and it faces ahead like a head light so it is a mast head light not masthead light
Cant see how these lights can work legally, when you are operating under power a 'stern' light located at the top of the mast does not meet any stretch of the definition of a stern light. Also a risky arrangement.

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Last edited by sailingfool; 03-07-2019 at 06:39 PM.
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