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When approaching a sailing vessel head on, it is up to the motorboat to yield. The motorboat operator should swing wide as early as possible to stay well clear of the sailing vessel.

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What sould a sailing vessel operator do when approaching a pwc head on?

A sailing vessel operator when approaching a pwc head on should slow down and change course.


What should a sailing vessel operator do when approaching a PWC head on?

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