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Old 15-03-2016, 01:02   #16
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Re: New Technology - Feedback appreciated!

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The box has been defined by regulation, thinking outside of that box endanger's your boat, your crew, and every other vessel you might encounter at night.
^ This.

Also: do you really want to look like a Christmas tree at night?
Even with just the reflective striping & nav lights I have to fight the urge to hang a few bulbs from the boom ...
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Old 15-03-2016, 05:33   #17
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Re: New Technology - Feedback appreciated!

I'll disagree. I think you are implying that the light provided by the sail directly mimics a navigation light. Would you consider an entire flopping (or taught) panel of red or green sailcloth (or maybe a nice yellow), glowing gently, to be a confusion as to the markings of a vessel? I'm thinking of preventing close-in collisions, not a means of acquiring the vessel at a distance. But again, I am wondering if this has some relevancy and trying to imagine an application beyond what prescribed navigation lights would signal.

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