IRPCS Rule 15. Crossing situation.

What is "IRPCS Rule 15. Crossing situation." ?

Today it means: A vessel crossing in front of another at sea.

When two power driven vessels are crossing so as to involve the risk of collision, the vessel that has the other on her starboard side shall keep out of the way. DO NOT try to pass in front unless you have calculated that it is safe to do so. Right has might! Consider this, if the other vessel could see your starboard light (if it were on) it would show green for go and if you could see their port light (if it were on) you would see red for stop.

  and: Overtaking. IRPCS rule 13 . 

By SailingQuiz September 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              



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