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Dayshapes

Restricted
Maneuverability
Aground Not Under Command Achored

Fishing Under sail and power Towing over 200
meters astern
Fishing - gear out
over 150 meters

Dayshapes can be used together such as in this example

A vessel engaged in dredging or underwater operations:

Two balls in a vertical line indicate the side on which the obstruction exists.

The two balls with the diamond in the middle indicate that it is restricted in its ability to manuever.

The two diamonds in a vertical line indicate the side on which another vessel may pass.

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Lights and Dayshapes

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