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Any opinions on where is the best place to mount navigation lights on a pulpit?

Y99 Geriatrix has only ever had a masthead tri-light.  It was 30 years old and broken so I'm getting some stainless mounts added for LED's on the pulpit.

If you had a choice, what part would you install them on... under top rail? lower rail? forward?  Any pictures of a great setup please?

Cheers

Bevan

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Probably a good idea to follow the Yachting New Zealand Safety Regulations of Sailing 2017–2020

19.07 Navigation lights on all boats shall be fitted no lower than the height of the upper lifelines.

https://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/sites/default/files/2018-10/YNZ Safety Regulations of Sailing 17-20 (Final) (small).pdf

https://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/resources/yachting-new-zealand-safety-regulations-sailing-2017-2020


 

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7 hours ago, ex Elly said:

Probably a good idea to follow the Yachting New Zealand Safety Regulations of Sailing 2017–2020

19.07 Navigation lights on all boats shall be fitted no lower than the height of the upper lifelines.

https://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/sites/default/files/2018-10/YNZ Safety Regulations of Sailing 17-20 (Final) (small).pdf

https://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/resources/yachting-new-zealand-safety-regulations-sailing-2017-2020


 

Can anyone post a photo of a (modern) yacht, or describe an option that complies with this? Most common I’ve seen is as 180s has posted, but although close, are not actually above the top lifelines. Only thing I can think of is a classic I worked on with them mounted on a board lashed to the side stays. 

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16 hours ago, ex Elly said:

Probably a good idea to follow the Yachting New Zealand Safety Regulations of Sailing 2017–2020

19.07 Navigation lights on all boats shall be fitted no lower than the height of the upper lifelines.

https://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/sites/default/files/2018-10/YNZ Safety Regulations of Sailing 17-20 (Final) (small).pdf

https://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/resources/yachting-new-zealand-safety-regulations-sailing-2017-2020


 

Thanks, that's good to keep in mind.  Interesting 19.07 first says above main deck level in the first paragraph then later says no lower than upper lifeline. 

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Getting power supply to them can be tricky  in a retrofit can be tricky too. Best done with the pulpit off. Otherwise having the cables cable tied on exposes them to being pulled off by wildly flapping sheets. 
 

best done with pulpit  off. 

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