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stay on all night. ATON lights flash in regular patterns.    C - 3      RECOMMENDEDREADING
For example, they may flash every three seconds, or in
groups such as two flashes and a pause. There are a     We recommend that you read the boating literature pub-
number of flashing patterns, which help you identify the   lished by your state boating agency and the U.S. Coast
light at night.  To identify a light, note its color and pat-    Guard.  Other suggested  reading includes the follow-
tern or timing of flashes, and compare it to your chart to
find its location.
Damford,  Don.   Anchoring.  (ISBN  0-915160-64-1).
Seven Seas.
D.  The Uniform State Waterway Marking System
This section discusses  three kinds of markers  in this     United States Coast GuardAuxiliary. Boating Skills and
system: Regulatory, Informational, and Lateral.
Seamanship. LC74-164688.(illus.). (ISBN 0-930028-00-
U.S. Coast Guard.
Regulatory markers in this system are  either signs or
buoys. Signs are square with orange borders. Regula-    Bottomley,  Tom. Boatman’s Handbook, (illus.). 316 p.
tory buoys are white and shaped like cylinders.  They     (ISBN 0-688-03925-1, Hearst Marine Book). Morrow.
have horizontal orange bands near their tops and just
above the water’s surface. An orange circle on a marker  Whiting, John and Bottomley,Tom. Chapman’s Log and
means  a controlled  area.   A message  such as  ”No     Owner’s Manual. 192 p.(ISBN 0-686-96737-2). Hearst
Wake, Idle Speed, No Skiing, or 5 M.P.H.” may appear   Marine Book.
on a marker.  An orange diamond means danger.  If a
diamond has an orange cross inside it, do not enter the  Chapman,  Charles F. and  Maloney, E.S. Chapman’s
area. The reason you should stay out, such as “Swim     Piloting, Seamanship and Small Boat Handling. (illus.).
Area” may be printed in black on the marker.
62 p. (ISBN 0-87851-814-2, Pub. by Hearst Bks.); de-
luxe ed. (ISBN 0-87851-815-0). Morrow.
Informational Markers are white signs with orange bor-
ders. They give information such as direction, distance,   National  Fire  Protection Association. Fire  Protection
and location.
Standard for  Pleasure and  Commercial Motor  Craft.
(ISBN 0-317-07388-5, NFPA 302). National  Fire Pro-
Lateral markers in the USWMS system are either num-   tectionAssociation.
bered red or black buoys. Black buoys may have green
reflectors or lights.   They are the equivalent of  green     Brotherton, Miner. Twelve- Volt Bible. (ISBN 0-915160-
buoys in the IALA-B system. Red buoys may have red    81-1). Seven Seas.
reflectors or lights. They are the same as red buoys in
the IALA-B  system.  Red or  black buoys are  usually
found in pairs - pass between them.
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E.  A Special Sign
There are many  good boating publications that  have
information about your area and what other boats are
In Florida, you may see a special sign: “Caution, Mana-   doing, such as clubs  and other activities.   Education
tee Area”.  When you see this sign, slow down to idle      programs are sponsored by publications and organiza-
speed.  Manatees,  an endangered species, are  pas-     tions such as  the U.S. Power  Squadron, U.S. Coast
sive, large, slow-moving  mammals.  Many Manatees     GuardAuxiliary  and theAmerican Red Cross. See your
are seriously injured or killed each year by boat propel-   dealer about special courses available in the area. For
detailed information contact:
F.  Noise
American Red Cross
Local address (see local telephone directory)
Always be aware of local laws  on noise limits.  Noise
means engine  noise, radio  noise or  even yelling  by     Boat U.S. Foundation for Boating Safety Hotline
people on your boat. Good seamanship demands that
you operate your boat quietly so  as not to infringe on     1-800-245-BOAT (in Virginia)
the rights of  others. Do not use thru-hull  exhaust un-
less you are well offshore.
Funship™ Owner’s  Manual
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