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post #2 of Old 10-09-2012
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Re: Close call! Who had rights?

Originally Posted by L124C View Post
.....Our bows were Port to Port with the other boat slightly sideways in front of my boat......
Can you describe this a bit better? I think I understand you are both motoring, so motor boat rules apply. Not certain that is the case either.

If your bows are exactly port to port, there is no risk of collision, so the rules would not apply. The slightly sideways must be the key.

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