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Old 12 October 2008, 02:43   #11
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[QUOTE=m chappelow;267128] dont forget the white light has to be 1 meter or more above the red and green , [/QUOTE

Is this lighting illegal then?


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Old 12 October 2008, 16:03   #12
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I've got Hella P&S and a Aqua Signal masthead LED's which are great. The Hellas are 2Nm and are superbly bright for the size. I'll be interested to hear what the Aussie jobs are like.
I bought and fitted these during my build. considering the costs difference between these and Hella I was very impressed with them and they are very bright.
I paid more for some cheap nav lights on my old boat which didn't last long. The proof will be in a few years but as they are LED I am not sure there is much to go wrong.
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Old 13 October 2008, 08:27   #13
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dont forget the white light has to be 1 meter or more above the red and green , [/QUOTE

Is this lighting illegal then?


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From memory (all my books on the subject are at home) those lights are fine for sailing boats but do not have the 1m vertical distance between red/green and white all round light for a power boat.
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with a sailing boat you would not use the all round white under way but could use the arw when anchored, although I would rather have sommat higher up, and the whole thing looks a bit of a lash up that I wouldnt consider putting on a boat. Beware of too bright a white light up on the A frame whilst underway. The brightest is not always the answer. In the early days of the advanced course the local authority sailing school kitted out its ribs with lights, money not being an issue, and on one they put a forward facing steaming light which was so bright it completely destroyed everyones night vision. It was like driving along in a globe of white light whilst anything outside of the globe was a complete mystery. The only answer was to have someone stand in front of it, or to switch the thing off, which rather defeated the object.
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The only answer was to have someone stand in front of it, or to switch the thing off, which rather defeated the object.
Couldn't they have changed out to a lower wattage bulb?


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steady on - this place was run by a local council-they didnt encourage individual thinking - s'probably why its shut down now
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I'll be interested to hear what the Aussie jobs are like.

Ok, The LED's got to my door in around a week, superfast service considering they came from the other side of the world.

I fitted them to my console last night, when I the switched em on they lit up the garage like a 70's disco!

I am very pleased with the lights coz they look quite smart, arn't to big and they are sealed water tight.

I would defo use the supplier once again. http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/jagtradingonline/
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