Buoyage and navigation

Many collisions between vessels result from a lack of understanding of the rules of safe navigation.

This section has information on the buoyage system of navigational aids used in Victoria; the vessel navigation lights operators are required to display at night; and standard marine radio procedures.

The information in this section based on the requirements of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (1972) - COLREGsMarine Safety Act and Marine Safety Regulations.

Navigational sign

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