Can lightsticks or a flashlight be used in lieu of an adequate all-round light? (continued)
At worst, the use of improper lights — even relatively low-intensity lightsticks, can impair the vision of the operator of the craft on which the light is mounted and, if tinted, can be confusing to other boaters and paddlers.
Such compromises are especially foolhardy considering the affordability and availability of high-quality navigation lights.Click here
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