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timangiel 06-07-2007 08:14 PM

right of way
If anyone knows of a good educational website that explains the rules of right of way, would you please post a link? Thanks in advance.

Freesail99 06-07-2007 08:46 PM

Do not pass go, do not collect $200.00. I suggest you take a boaters safety course. Most states now require them anyway.

williamconnor 06-07-2007 08:56 PM

Check the Coast Guard Site

sailingdog 06-07-2007 09:15 PM

Try this site: LINK

btrayfors 06-07-2007 09:28 PM

Navigation Rules are here:

Navigation Rules Online

pmoyer 06-07-2007 09:49 PM

My kids got me a 365-day sailing knowlege calendar for Christmas. So every day I get to test myself. One of the questions was, "According to the Coast Guard, what percentage of recreational boaters have a rudimentary understanding of the rules of the road?" Answer? Ten percent.

I was depressed. Always assume the other guy a) doesn't see you, or b) thinks he's the stand-on vessel. Sort of like riding a motorcycle....

So be one of those 10 percent - take at least a boating safety course!


mwrohde 06-07-2007 09:53 PM

I learned last Saturday night "the 50' rental houseboat has right-of-way". I yelled at him, though.

bestfriend 06-07-2007 10:56 PM

CapnHand 06-08-2007 09:01 AM


Originally Posted by mwrohde
I learned last Saturday night "the 50' rental houseboat has right-of-way". I yelled at him, though.

1000 foot freighters also have the right of way.

cajunpie 06-08-2007 11:28 AM

sailing knowledge calendar
pmoyer, I would be interested in knowing where your kids got the sailing knowledge calendar. Sounds like a great gift idea. Can you find out and let me know. Thanks!

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