“By the Nine Imperial Gods, I can’t even tell if my barge lights are barely cutting through.”
— almost every mariner ever
Sailing at night is tough enough and if your lights are not strong enough, you run the risk of being mowed down.
Coming back to the question we set, let’s tell you that the wrong set of barge lights will not help you navigate the sea. However, they can act as navigation lights (only in some cases).
So, are you a bit confused about what we are trying to say?
Barge Lights: Can They Navigate While Being A Navigational Light?
To make the answer simple, the answer is a resounding ‘No’. However, the answer is also ‘yes’.
The answer is no when you buy barge lights that fit a specific function. (which is to make you visible)
However, the answer is yes, when you have an all-in-one self-powered lanterns that can act in several functionalities (in general and noting Barge Lights come with required sectored angles, depending on the length/size of Barges and position of the lights to be installed on the barges).
If you’re still confused, let us draw your attention to the fact that all barge navigation lights comply with maritime regulations.
The Three Main Kinds Of Marine Navigation Lights You Should Know About
This means that a navigation light cannot light up your way ahead and cut through the darkness. (because they must comply with a certain brightness)
There are three different kinds of navigation lights on a ship/barge/boat that spread across various distances:
However, all navigational lights may be used to navigate in case of emergencies. This means you can light up your entire vehicle when in an emergency.
So, are you looking for the best barge lighting system for your barges? Check out Wealth Marine’s cutting-edge collection of marine lights.
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