Harken Derm

A Racing Rules Conundrum

Published on August 28th, 2018

There are two boats that have contact, and the mission is to determine fault. Ready? Here we go:

Both are on starboard with one boat on an upwind course and the other is on a downwind course. Okay, simple enough, the leeward boat must keep clear of the windward boat. But at the time of contact, they both look to be the leeward boat.

How do you resolve this? Click here.

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