To be successful at sea, we must keep things simple.
- R. D. (Pete) Culler
|Buoys, storm warnings, daymarks, information and regulatory markers published by INAMAR Recreational Marine Insurance.|
- Marker numbers DEcrease MOving Down Stream.
As you enter a tributary from the main body of water and start downstream toward a marina, the marker numbers will decrease.
returning to a harbor remember to keep the red markers
("nuns") to your starboard side (i.e. right side).
Remember the expression: "Red, Right, Returning."
When leaving a harbor remember to keep the red markers ("nuns") to your port side (i.e. left side).
Remember the expression: "Red, Left, Leaving."
are red and are assigned even numbers.
Remember the expressions: "Even nuns see red when they are mad" and "You'll never see a nun 69."
are green and are assigned odd numbers.
Think of a can of green beans to remember the color.
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