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Vessels operating on New Hampshire waters must observe these rules when encountering spar buoys.

All Black: This buoy marks one side of a well-defined channel. Go between it and its companion “all red” spar buoy.

All Black Buoy
All Black Buoy

All Red: This buoy marks one side of a well-defined channel. Go between it and its companion “all black” spar buoy.

All Red Buoy
All Red Buoy

White With Red Top: If heading east or west, go south of this buoy. If heading north or south, go west of this buoy.

White With Red Top Buoy
White With Red Top Buoy

White With Black Top: If heading east or west, go north of this buoy. If heading north or south, go east of this buoy.

White With Black Top Buoy
White With Black Top Buoy
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