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post #19 of Old 01-29-2013
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Re: Run down by a Tug or Barge

Originally Posted by Enhydras View Post
you guys do realise that a vessel under tow is limited in its ability to maneuver and has right of way over a sailing vessel?
Just to get picky

There is no right of way.

RAM would apply to the towing vessel IF they showed the appropriate dayshapes or lights.

Do anyone know if this was in the TSS? If so, rule 10 applies. There may also be harbour regulations in play.

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