B. Watercraft propelled by muscular power when underway shall carry on
board from sunset to sunrise, but not fixed to any part of the boat, a
lantern or flashlight capable of showing a white light visible all around
the horizon at a distance of 2 miles or more, and shall display such
lantern in sufficient time to avoid collision with another watercraft.
C. Every vessel 39 feet or more in length shall carry and display when
underway such additional or alternate lights as shall be required by the U.
S. Coast Guard for watercraft of equivalent length and type.
D. Sailboats equipped with motors and being propelled partly or solely
by such motors shall carry and display the same lights required for
motorboats of the same class. Sailboats being propelled entirely by sail
between sunset and sunrise shall have lighted the combination running light,
and a white light visible aft only. Sailboats 26 feet or more in length,
equipped with motors but being propelled entirely by sail between sunset and
sunrise, shall have lighted the colored side lights suitably screened, but not
the white lights prescribed for motorboats.
E. Dinghies, tenders and other watercraft, whose principal function is
as an auxiliary to other larger watercraft, when so operating need carry
only a flashlight visible to other craft in the area, anything in this
section to the contrary notwithstanding.
F. Vessels at anchor between the hours of sunset and sunrise, except
those in a "Special Anchorage Area", shall display such anchor lights as
shall be required by the U. S. Coast Guard for watercraft of equivalent
length and type.
G. Watercraft operated manually or by motor which are located on bodies
of water where motors of over 7 1/2 horsepower are prohibited must be
equipped during the hours between sunset and sunrise with a lantern or
flashlight which is capable of showing a beam for 2 miles, anything in this
Section to the contrary notwithstanding.
(Source: P.A. 88-524.)