Navigation Rules

Sound Signals in Restricted Visibility

  Fog, mist, falling snow, heavy rainstorms, sandstorms or any other similar causes can make conditions that hamper visibility. Sound signals for vessels in restricted visibility, whether underway, at anchor or aground, day or night, are the subject of Rule …

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Of Whistles, Bells and Gongs

The Royal Clangor

While the Rules of the Road do not make for stimulating bedtime reading, unless one is studying for their captain’s license, they do contain an interesting set of guidelines pertaining to the equipment for sound signals. Masters of superyachts and …

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