Emergency wreck buoys
These Emergency Wreck Buoys provide a clear and unambiguous means of marking new wrecks. They are used as a temporary response, typically for the first 24–72 hours.
Colour of emergency wreck marks
Coloured in an equal number of blue and yellow vertical stripes and are fitted with an alternating blue and yellow flashing light.
Class 3 emergency wreck buoys
Emergency wreck marking buoys ready for use at our yard in Swansea
Buoys are available for hire, contact us for more information.
Colour, shape and light
EMERGENCY WRECK MARK
Blue/Yellow vertical stripes in equal number dimensions (minimum 4 stripes and maximum 8)
|Shape of buoy||
Pillar or spar
|Top-mark (if any)||
Vertical/perpendicular Yellow cross
|Light (when fitted)|
One second of blue light and one second of yellow light with 0.5 sec. of darkness between