When two sailing vessels (under sail) approach each other so as to involve the risk of collision the should react as follows: A). Each with the wind on a different side, the one with the wind on the PORT side shall give way. B). When both have the wind on the same side, the WINDWARD vessel shall give way. C). If a vessel has the wind on the port side and cannot determine the wind situation of the other vessel then assume they have stand on and give way. Act early and clearly.
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