SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related) > Right of Way questions from a newbie
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Right of Way questions from a newbie Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
05-30-2008 04:34 PM
mrsadm Thank you everyone for all your replies. I guess there is no clear rule in this case. What I did last weekend, seeing 4 rowing crews abreast, was to steer clearly around them letting them keep their formation. I don't think it was a race, but I could not be sure. They seem to be out every Sat and Sun morning practicing. And they are in a narrow channel that we use to go from harbor out to the lake. So yes, inland water rules would apply.

I can keep steering around as long as I am not too close to the shallow areas near the shore; we draw about 4 feet.
05-24-2008 10:44 AM
Plumper The rules still apply. You must allow for the special circumstances. Each vessel is a different and unique situation.
05-24-2008 01:59 AM
sailaway21 mrsadm,
When you're dealing with multiple vessels at once, as in you and a series of rowing shells, the rules do not apply as you are in a "special circumstances" situation. The Rules deal with two ships or vessels meeting in some fashion.

In your situation, I'd advise avoiding alterations of course to port and play it by ear after that.
05-23-2008 06:08 PM
sailingdog No, but they prefer it... Horn signals will work.
05-23-2008 06:03 PM
knothead
Quote:
Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
Knothead-

At least here, where I am, some of the bridges require that you motor through them. In particular, the SWING BRIDGE, requires all sailboats to pass under motor, with their sails DOWN.

Damn fascists.
I suppose they require that you have and use a VHF radio too.
05-23-2008 05:57 PM
sailingdog Knothead-

At least here, where I am, some of the bridges require that you motor through them. In particular, the SWING BRIDGE, requires all sailboats to pass under motor, with their sails DOWN.
05-23-2008 04:24 PM
knothead
Quote:
Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
.....I really hate it when a non-race participant come sailing through a race course on starboard and makes even one turn off course.


I would always sail around a marked course if possible. But, the little club near my home always sets up their course directly in front of the entrance to the channel that leads to my slip.
I suppose that they assume that everyone motors back to their slip all the time, but dammit, sometimes, when the conditions are right, I like to sail right up to my lift.

I like to sail through bridges and have had other boaters get all pushed out of shape.

Since when did running your engine become mandatory because someone else may be inconvenienced?
05-23-2008 01:48 PM
Plumper I think he was talking about sailing on a lake, the COLREGS don't apply. He needs to look at US Inland Rules.
05-23-2008 11:55 AM
sailingdog Party pooper...why check the colregs when we can speculate and WAG all we want instead.
05-23-2008 11:48 AM
Idiens You can always root around here:-

Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (COLREGs)
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:31 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.