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Old 07-14-2007
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nolatom
On the same tack, windward has the right of way, leeward doesn't. If in close quarters, windward has to keep clear. I don't think this is that complicated.
I hate to disagree with anyone, especially being the newbee that I am. But after reading Nolatom's reply I had to go to my ASA 101 text book. It stated that on the same tack "the windward boat shall stay clear of the leeward boat".

I'm sure that he just made a mistake. But I just had to correct it for anyone new to sailing that might take it as true. I am corrct aren't I???

I'm not sure about in close quarter so I'll have to take his word on that one.
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