Vessel Navigation Lights


Navigation lights on vessels make it easy to identify the type of vessel, direction of travel and when it is anchored. If you are traveling after sunset or before sunrise the navigation lights must be turned on, properly mounted and functioning properly. The information below is given as a courtesy, to see the information in it’s original format please visit Transport Canada’s pleasure craft website or download the Safe Boating Guide. If you want more detailed information you can download the Collision Regulations document here or visit the Minister of Justice website.

Characteristics of Navigation Lights


Examples of Navigation Lights