Originally Posted by jackdale
I am not sure I would want to learn Colregs "hands-on." You do have to read them, know them, and adhere to them.
Been sailing for years, never bothered learning them, just keep well away from the big fellas and know at night red to red is good.
But I do have a laminated cheat sheet to refer to in interesting situations but only ever really needed it once and that was at night when I considered passing behind a tug boat.
Did you know they use tow ropes a mile long!
I sorted out the lights in time.