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Power should give way to sail, if a collision is imminent or you are ever unsure on what to do always turn to starboard (right).

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

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.


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

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A motorboat is approaching a sailboat head on What should the motorboat do?

The power driven vessel should give way to the sailing vessel in most cases. The action taken shall be taken in good time, be obvious and seamanlike and should result in the give way vessel passing at a safe distance.


A motorboat is approaching a sailboat head-on What should the motorboat do?

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You are operating a motorboat What if your motorboat is being overtaken by a sailboat What should you do?

If you are operating a motorboat and your motorboat is being overtaken by a sailboat, you should maintain present course and speed. The vessel that is overtaking another vessel is the give-way vessel, regardless of whether it is a sailing vessel or a power-driven vessel. The vessel being overtaken is always the stand-on vessel.


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.


If a motorboat is approaching a sailboat head-on what should the motorboat do?

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What should the motorboat do if a motorboat is approaching a sailboat head on?

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

A sailing vessel operator should sound a blast on the horn when approaching a PWC head on. However, it is up to the operator of the motorized craft, in this case the PWC, to take evasive action.


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What does it mean when you see only a green light on a vessel at night?

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