Starboard hand buoy / red buoy / Starboard Lateral Buoy
What is a starboard hand buoy?
- A starboard hand buoy marks the starboard (right) side of a channel or where a danger is located.
- It must be kept on the starboard (right) side of a pleasure craft when proceeding upstream direction.
- It is coloured red.
- If the starboard buoy has a light, the color of the light is red.
- Its top is cone-shaped
- and if it is numbered, it bears an even number.
Starboard hand buoy at night
To learn more about the different buoys and beacons that can be found on the waters in Canada.