LATERAL BUOYS

    1. Port (green spar) Keep this buoy on your port (left) side when going upstream.
    2. Bifurcation (red and green bands) You may pass this buoy on either side when moving upstream. The colour of the top band shows which is the main or preferred channel. For example: keep this buoy on your starboard
      (right) side.
    3. Port (green can) Keep this buoy on your port (left) side when going upstream.
    4. Port (green pillar) Keep this buoy on your port (left) side when going upstream.
    5. Starboard (red spar) Keep this buoy on your starboard (right) side when going upstream.
    6. Starboard (red conical) Keep this buoy on your starboard (right) side when going upstream.
    7. Starboard (red pillar) Keep this buoy on your starboard (right) side when going upstream.

 

Fairway


This buoy marks safe water at landfalls, channel entrances or channel centres. While you may pass it on either side, keep it on the port (left) side when going in either direction.

Isolated Danger


This buoy marks an isolated danger, such as a small shoal or a wreck that has navigable water all around it. Consult the chart to learn the size, depth, etc. of the danger.

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