Ace Boater - Boating license and exam online
Online Boating License & Boaters Safety Course
Accredited by NASBLA
My Profile Previous Search Close

Junction Buoys & Markers

Junction markers indicate the preferred channel at points where the waterway splits or branches off in another direction. If you are returning from sea and see a preferred channel marker that is red over green, to stay in the main channel you would consider the marker as if it were a red marker and keep it on your right. However, if your intended destination is the waterway branch consider the marker a green marker and leave to your port side.

Junction buoy

Begin your study now