Case 23: In the photo below, W7660 has just rounded the leeward mark and now meets W3854.
1. Which boat has the right of way?
2. What are the obligations of W3854 here? of W7660?

1. Rule 18 (mark-room) does not apply between boats coming and going. Thus it comes down to basic r-o-w rules: W7660 (Rick Goldt) is on starboard while Uncle Al (3854) is on port which means that W7660 has right of way.
2. 3854 must keep clear of 7660, the starboard boat, while 7660 is obligated by rule 16 not to change his course in such a way as to prevent 3854 from keeping clear.

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