Characteristics of an anchorage buoy

Anchorage means:

  • a place where vessels anchor.

What is an anchorage buoy?

  • An anchorage buoy is a buoy that marks the outer limits of designated anchorage areas.
  • because an anchorage buoy marks the perimeter of anchorage areas, consult a chart for water depth.

Anchorage buoy color?

  • It's coloured yellow.

Anchorage buoy symbol?

  • Has a black anchor on it.

Anchorage buoy lights?

  • If it carries a light the light is yellow and it will flash once every 4 seconds.
Anchorage buoy