RULES OF THE ROAD. Reference. Current Edition: COMDTINST M16672.2D Previous Edition (C) from 1999 MORE Revisions, but no new printing. Navigation Rules and Regulations. Part A – General (Rules 1-3) Application, Responsibilities and Definitions
WIG – “Wing in Ground Craft”
Wing-In-Ground (WIG) craft" means a multimodal craft which, in its main operational mode, flies in close proximity to the surface by utilizing surface-effect action. Presently, there are no Coast Guard safety standards for WIG craft.
Safe speed “At all times”
TYPE OF LIGHT COLOR ARC 50M+ 12-50M
Masthead white 225 6 nm 5 nm
Sidelight red/green 112.5 3 nm 2 nm
Sternlight white 135 3 nm 2 nm
Towing yellow 135 3 nm 2 nm
All around various 360 3 nm 2 nm
Power-driven vessel towing astern—length of tow 200meters or less. When masthead lights for towing or pushing are exhibited aft, a forward masthead light is required. Same for International.
Power-driven vessel pushing ahead or towing alongside—towing vessel less than 50 meters in length. (INLAND)
Power-driven vessel towing astern—towing vessel less than 50 meters in length; length of tow exceeds 200 meters.