Knowing what sort of boats are in your area at night is a key part of being at sea. Most ocean rowers will go days without seeing any other vessel at all but it is critically important that you can read the navigation lights of other vessels and know what they mean.
Take a look at these videos and/or complete the relevent part of your boating safety course and then take the test at the bottom of this page to check your knowledge.
- Navigation Lights - Boat Safety in NZ - Maritime New Zealand
- Boats and Night Navigation
- Sailing & Boating Lessons, how to sail - vessel fishing www.nauticalive.com
Navigation lights test
This basic test covers many details of lights at night.