Definitions for "AIDS TO NAVIGATION"
Keywords:  buoy, beacon, unsafe, landmarks, safe
A charted mark, such as a buoy, beacon, or light, used to assist navigators
All markers on land or in the water placed for the purpose of enabling navigators to avoid navigation hazards and/or to fix their position. Aids to navigation include Federal aids placed and maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard, and “private” aids placed and maintained by all other government and private interests under permit from the U.S. Coast Guard and Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. Private aids include any buoys, signs, and other markers identifying restricted speed areas.
Artificial objects to supplement natural landmarks to indicate safe and unsafe waters.