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post #7 of Old 10-24-2008
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Originally Posted by speciald View Post
My guess is that he thought he could cross but didn't realize it was doing 20+ knots. Tonnage rules trump "Starboard" rules.
One quote I saw stated that the skipper of the 40 footer actually was on parallel course on port, tacked onto starboard and then ran into the MF.

Just glad nobody was killed.

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