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post #30 of Old 09-08-2008
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not exactly

Originally Posted by CharlieCobra View Post
If you were on Starboard and to Leeward of him, you would have ROW. Starboard has rights over Port and Leeward over Windward.
You have mixed two principles into one --

A boat on starboard always has priority over a boat on port tack.

The windward/leeward rule only comes into play for boats on the same tack.

Fluctuat nec mergitur
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