- Right-of-Way: When one boat has the Right-of-Way, the other boat is required to Keep Clear.
- Avoiding Collisions - All boats are required by rule to avoid a collision if possible! Right-of-Way is no excuse to cause a collision.
- A boat Overlapped to Leeward has Right-of-Way. Overlaps are established from the transom.
- Green boats have right-of-way. Red boat must keep clear.
3rd post from the MAST Milwaukee Yacht Club's "Basic Sailboat Racing Rules All Racers Should Know" I will post a segment each day from this great contribution to making sailboat racing more accessible. Ralph, Montreal Sailing.