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