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Re: Recreational Sailboat vs. Tugboat with Barge: Who Has the Right of Way? - See mor
IMHO the law of tonnage trumps COLREGs. Rules don't matter if you're dead.
I came to the realization many years ago that graveyards are full of people that had the right of way. I always keep that in mind whether I'm in a car or on a boat.