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post #12 of Old 06-26-2013
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Re: Know the rules!

Sail/sail: starboard over port, leeward over windward

Sail/power: sail wins (unless power is *really* huge and/or hard to steer e.g. deep draft, restricted, etc and you should't be that close to him in the first place, what were you thinking?)

How hard was that??

I wonder if some of these 'close encounters of the stupid kind' are more about bad attitude than rules ignorance?

Or alcohol? say it ain't so...

then again, I have raced on boats whose booms say, in very large letters on the port side (only):


This has actually been helpful to me in the heat of the moment....;-)
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