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A radar reflector

Radar reflectors are metallic devices that help small boats show up on the radar screens of larger boats.

  • Radar reflectors are required for boats that are:
    • Less than 20 metres (65.6 feet) in length or…
    • Built mainly of materials that are not metallic.
  • Radar reflectors should be mounted as high as possible on the boat.
  • See the Collision Regulations, Schedule 1, Rule 40 for radar reflector exemptions.
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