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The problem is the same as that in many endeavors; just because ONE person understands the rules means only that one person understands the rules. Returning from the O'Day rOnDAYvous Sunday afternoon, we were on Starboard tack on a broad reach when we noticed a similarly sized Catalina coming towards us on port tack on our starboard side. There was a real possibility of collision, so I adjusted my course to pass astern. They waved-I didn't. The law of superior tonnage also applies. Tragedy averted, sailing is fun.
Pat and Bill, O40 Kukulcán, New London, CT