Originally Posted by jackdale
The annexes are part of the COLREGS. Annex V is a US modification to the COLREGS.
Canadian COLREGS include Annexes 1-VI with Canadian Modifications.
That's what I thought too.
So, that being the case..we would include..the penalty provisions as well..
For Violations of International navigation rules and regulations
(33 U.S.C. 1608)
And Chapter 23 of Title 46.. which among other things requires a master to offer assistance at sea...failure to do so may result in fines and or imprisonment...
I'm sure Canada has similar provisions..
I guess, going back to the original topic...Rules..vs Regulations..
I see them as regulations...requiring specific actions...with penalties attached.
including rule 2....and rule 8.....which basically tell you to break the rules to avoid collision, but doesn't exonerate you if you were doing something stupid in the 1st place.....like going too fast..for example...
So does that mean I take issue with Farwell?...uh oh