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post #2 of Old 07-30-2013
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Re: Give way when hoisting the main?

Originally Posted by andrewoliv View Post
When I see a sailing vessel raising their main, as a courtesy, I give way so I don't interfere with the other vessel.

Even though both vessels are under power, technically if the other vessel is to port or I to their starboard I have the right of way. I still bear away as not to interfere with the hoisting of their main.

I was wondering do other sailors share this view?
Of course.
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