Case 21: In the photo below, Laser 61007 and W286 are running down towards mark #4 on Fanshawe Lake.
1. Which boat has the right of way?
2. Is the right-of-way boat entitled to sail his proper course?

1. W286 is on starboard tack while Laser 61007 is on port. W286 thus has the right of way.
2. Not necessarily. W286 is entitled to sail his proper course within the restrictions placed by rule 16.1 on course changes made by a right-of-way boat, i.e. any course change made by 286 must leave 61007 room to keep clear.

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