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
1. Rule 18
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.