Light float (2)

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A boat-like structure used instead of a light buoy in waters where strong streams or currents are experienced, or when a greater elevation than that of a light buoy is necessary.


Source: IHO Dictionary – S-32, provided by the IALA ARM Committee in paper ARM7-12.1.7 in 2017.



This supercedes definition number 8-2-020 in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989).


International Hydrographic Organization

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM

Aids to Navigation Requirements and Management Committee (IALA)