Day Beacons—Starboard Hand and Port Hand
Day beacons are signs that are permanently attached to structures, such as posts, in the water. They usually are not lighted but are made of retroreflective and/or fluorescent material.
Starboard Hand Day Beacon
Starboard hand day beacons are triangular. They have a red triangle in the centre of a white background and a red border. Keep them on your starboard (right) side when travelling upstream.
Port Hand Day Beacon
Port hand day beacons are square. They have a black or green square in the centre of a white background and a green border. Keep them on your port (left) side when travelling upstream.