33 CFR 401.14 - Anchor marking buoys.

§ 401.14 Anchor marking buoys.
(a) A highly visible anchor marking buoy of a type approved by the Manager and the Corporation, fitted with 22 m of suitable line, shall be secured directly to each anchor so that the buoy will mark the location of the anchor when the anchor is dropped.
(b) Every vessel shall deploy the anchor marking buoy when dropping an anchor in Seaway waters.
[78 FR 16181, Mar. 14, 2013]
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§ 401.14 Anchor marking buoys.

(a) Every vessel shall have its anchors cleared and have the anchor marking buoys free to deploy (weak link to hold buoy line on board) with the buoy lines firmly secured to each anchor and ready to be released prior to entering the Seaway.

(b) Every vessel shall deploy the anchor marking buoy when dropping an anchor in Seaway waters.

[79 FR 12659, Mar. 6, 2014]