position buoy

position buoy

[pə′zish·ən ‚bȯi]
(navigation)
A buoy attached to the stern of a boat which allows the vessel behind to maintain the appropriate or prescribed distance, especially under conditions of low visibility. Also known as fog buoy; towing spar.
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