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Re: Recreational Sailboat vs. Tugboat with Barge: Who Has the Right of Way? - See mor
Often it's not so much a question of challenging commercial traffic as being seen and avoided by it. A J/105 was run over at night by a freighter in Long Island Sound a few years ago. If they had seen the sailboat, they would probably have steered around it. Better than a series of Coast Guard Inquiry sessions.