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Old 08-18-2016, 05:49 AM
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
So by this notion, when there are 10+ sail boats going up and down wind in a narrow channel, they have exclusive rights to the entire channel. If you can't stay far enough away you just can't go out that day?

Boats under sail have right of way, unless you are in a 70' trawler, or tug boat pulling a barge; something that can't maneuver.

My guess is that the guy had to wait less than 5 minutes, and got his feathers ruffled.

Look at it this way, does a tractor trailer get to blow through a stop sign if a bunch of cars are driving by? Well, it's the same way on a boat.
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