1.    Rule 10 Scenario 1 – Upwind encounter


Are the boats on opposite tacks?

          See the definitions of Tack, Leeward and Windward.

Which boat, if either one, is obliged to keep clear?

          See Rule 10 - ON OPPOSITE TACKS

Have the boats kept clear at the final point in the illustration?

         See the definition of Keep Clear.

If a give way boat is not keeping clear, what obligation, if any, does the right of way boat have?

         See Rule 14 - AVOIDING CONTACT and Rule 43 - EXONERATION.


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