Control buoy

What is a control buoy?

control buoy is a buoy that marks an area where boating is restricted.

What is the colour of the control buoy?

It's coloured white, with an orange, open-faced circle on two opposite sides and two horizontal orange bands, one above and one below the circles

A black figure or symbol within the orange circles shows what the restriction is (speed limits, wash restrictions, etc.)

If it carries a light is shall be yellow and flash once every 4 seconds.