Reeds Lights, Shapes & Buoyage Handbook - For Sail and Power


Everyone responsible for a vessel at sea needs to be able to identify lights, navigation marks and sound signals. They also need to know the international rules for preventing collisions at sea and the give way hierarchy between the different types of vessels.

Reeds Lights, Shapes and Buoyage Handbook is a highly visual quick reference guide suitable for both novice and experienced boaters. It provides clearly presented, essential information that every seaferer need to learn, or quickly refer to when in doubt.

The guide is divided into six sections:-

  • Avoiding collisions at sea
  • Navigation lights
  • Day shapes
  • Sound and light signals
  • Buoyage
  • Lights

There is also a multiple choice section to test yourself making it an ideal aide-memoire for skippers crew.

Written by Simon Jollands