Connecticut Safe Boating Study Guide


SAILBOAT APPROACH

SAILING VESSEL AND POWER DRIVEN VESSEL APPROACHING

When a power-driven vessel B encounters a sailing vessel A, the sailing vessel is ALWAYS the stand-on vessel (unless a sailing vessel is overtaking). In the case above, power-driven vessel B must take EARLY and SUBSTANTIAL action to keep clear of sailing vessel A.

 

SAILING VESSELS STAND ON WHEN BEING OVERTAKEN AND GIVE WAY WHEN OVERTAKING.