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post #29 of Old 10-14-2012
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Re: who had right away?

Originally Posted by Maine Sail View Post
Actually it is neither "Right of Way" or "Right Away"....

The terminology used in the COLREGS is Stand On or Give Way. There is only one reference to "Right of Way" in the COLREGS, and that does not apply here nor in most cases..
Fair point on the regs, but we both know the words that Huck was trying to use and doesn't come across very well. I'm only trying to encourage our little sailing buddy to put a couple more hours in on the books. He'll get there.

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