§ 113.12. Reliance on location of aids and markers.
(a) The location of buoys and other aids vary in their reliability because:
(1) Buoy locations are always approximated.
(2) Buoy moorings vary in length allowing a degree of movement depending upon the wind, currents and water levels.
(3) Buoys may be dragged off-station, sunk, destroyed or vandalized.
(b) Boaters should not rely on buoys alone for determining their position or the degree of hazard present in a body of water. Prudent boaters shall use bearings, soundings, good lookout and various methods of electronic navigation to assure a safe voyage.
The provisions of this § 113.12 adopted April 19, 1996, effective April 20, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 1822.
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