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I'm not firing, that was more of a question....
I think I understand the point being made regarding the proper course of conduct
But the rules..are also..quite specific when it comes to "equipment"...lights, visible ranges, arcs of visibility....e.g. rules 21 and 22...
The Annex I thru V ..details in great degree the code of federal regulations defining the precise specifications for equipment used for navigation.
Annex 5 - 33 CFR 88.05 ..for instance requires a vessel over 12 meters to carry on board a copy of the inland navigation rules...
So, I guess my question was...for the purpose of this discussion...rules vs regulations....are we only talking about rules 1-38...
and we are excluding the annex...?
To me there seems to be very specific conduct required as it relates to equipment design, placement, audibility etc.....