Objects in transit that mark an entry channel or safe passage.

Related Terms

HORIZONTAL DANGER ANGLE

The maximum or minimum angle between two points on a chart, as observed from a vessel, indicating the limit of safe approach to an off-lying danger.

POTABLE WATER

Water that is safe to drink.

FAIR WINDS AND FOLLOWING SEAS

A blessing wishing the recipient a safe journey and good fortune.

SEA ROOM

A safe distance from the shore or other hazards.

SP

Safe port

AAOSA

Always afloat or safe aground. The condition for a vessel whilst in port.

SB

Safe berth

ROADSTEAD

A sheltered area outside a harbour where a ship can lie safe at anchor, also known as a roads.

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

The term applied to specialized, detailed knowledge of a port, harbor, or other navigable water considered necessary for safe navigation. Local knowledge extends beyond that available in charts and publications, being more detailed, intimate, and current.

SAFE HAVEN

A safe harbour, including natural harbours, which provide safety from bad weather or attack.

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