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  • Make sure your navigation lights are working correctly, and carry extra bulbs.
  • Use an all-round white light whenever the vessel is at anchor.
  • Reduce speed and proceed with caution. Never be in a hurry.
  • Be especially alert for everything in front of you. Avoid traveling alone at night; extra eyes can help you navigate.
  • Stop if visibility is severely restricted, and use your sound signals to alert others in the area.