Utah Administrative Code

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R651. Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation.

Rule R651-216. Navigation Lights - Note: Figures 1 through 7 mentioned below are on file with the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation.

As in effect on July 1, 2019

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R651-216-1. Navigation Lights On Motorboats Less Than 40 Feet.

Motorboats of less than 40 feet in length shall exhibit the navigation lights shown in either figure 1, 2, or 3.

R651-216-2. Navigation Lights On Motorboats 40 Feet or Greater in Length.

Motorboats 40 feet in length or greater in length shall exhibit the navigation lights shown in either figure 1 or 2.

R651-216-3. Navigation Lights On Sailboats.

Sailboats shall exhibit the navigation lights shown in either figure 4, 5, or 6.

R651-216-4. Navigation Lights On Sailboats Under Motor Power.

A sailboat under motor power shall exhibit the motorboat navigation light requirements.

R651-216-5. Navigation Lights On Manually Propelled Vessels.

A vessel manually propelled may exhibit the navigation lights required for sailboats or have ready at hand a flashlight or lighted lantern showing a white light which shall be displayed in sufficient time to prevent collision (figure 7).

R651-216-6. Displaying All Around White Anchor Light On Vessels At Anchor.

Vessels at anchor shall display an all-round white anchor light unless anchored in a designated mooring area.

R651-216-7. Visible Range.

                                                     TABLE

     LOCATION          CLASS A,   CLASS 3    DEGREES
                       1, or 2

     Masthead light    2 miles    3 miles    225
     All-round light   2 miles    2 miles    360
     Side lights       1 mile     2 miles    112.5
     Stern light       2 miles    2 miles    135
                                                            

R651-216-8. Use of Non-Navigational Lights.

Vessels may only display lights as outlined above, except: (a) a spotlight or other non-navigational light may be used intermittently to locate a hazard to navigation, or (b) non-navigational lights may be used during a federal or state permitted marine parade, or (c) a spotlight or other non-navigational light may be used when actively engaged in fishing, bow fishing or scientific research on board vessels that are not in a navigational channel and that are being operated at a wakeless speed.

KEY

boating

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

July 8, 2013

Notice of Continuation

January 7, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

73-18-8(2)


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R651, please contact the promulgating agency (Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.