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Old 16 October 2012, 15:08   #1
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Removable nav lights

A better solution to the "flashlight on a stick"

Navi Light with the magnetic base, covered by hypalon
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Old 16 October 2012, 15:18   #2
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Not entirely sure about legality (actually I am and they're not) over in UK waters because of height. Better than nothing though, but if it's a 360 LED it'll knacker your night vision at that level, so may actually be more of a hindrance. There's a specified height to adhere to for nav lights.
I've got the same units but they're on a telescopic pole. Nice little bits of kit and they last forever. But as with LED's when the power goes they go, no warning ie., they don't go dim first. So pack spare batteries and remember to keep checking the spare batteries as the lights don't drain much so chances are your spares may be knackered by the time your lights go out!
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Old 16 October 2012, 18:02   #3
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Not entirely sure about legality (actually I am and they're not) over in UK waters because of height. Better than nothing though, but if it's a 360 LED it'll knacker your night vision at that level, so may actually be more of a hindrance. There's a specified height to adhere to for nav lights.
I've got the same units but they're on a telescopic pole. Nice little bits of kit and they last forever. But as with LED's when the power goes they go, no warning ie., they don't go dim first. So pack spare batteries and remember to keep checking the spare batteries as the lights don't drain much so chances are your spares may be knackered by the time your lights go out!

I'm wondering if you are confusing these with the white 360 stern light that has to be high enough to be visible with the boat at any angle.

The lights in the pictures are the red/greens that go on the bow, which need to be visible from the front & sides, but not from behind.
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Looks like a tri light to me
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Hi all,
Mounted my bow LED from the alum floor to appx 8" above the bow tube using PVS 1" tube and small piece of wood. It's removable and hard-wired to my 12volt battery

I felt that at night in wavy conditions and the tube top being lower (18-20") than most hard boats, I'd rather have it more visable than lower and not so visible in wavy conditions.
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