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Navigation Rules

U.S. Aids to Navigation System

The Navigation Rules establish a consistent way to navigate safely and avoid collisions when two boats are crossing paths, are on course to meet head-on, or when one boat wishes to overtake another.

The U.S. Aids to Navigation System is a system maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard, consisting of visual, audible, and electronic signals, which are designed to assist the prudent mariner in the process of navigation. The aids to navigation system is not intended to identify every shoal or obstruction to navigation which exists in the navigable waters of the United States, but rather provides for reasonable marking of marine features as resources permit.

For further information, please visit the U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Resource Center or download a copy of the U.S. Coast Guard's Aids to Navigation System.

 

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