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post #17 of Old 05-03-2010
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Originally Posted by dabnis View Post
have you considered what to do when a big ship or barge is coming down on you?
Follow the rules and etiquette as stated in all the books, I guess? Give way to vessels restricted in ability to maneuver, stay out of lanes except when crossing perpendicularly, make course changes clearly and well in advance. Is this a trick question?

You know that sailboats don't have to start their motors every time a big ship or barge shows up, right?

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