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5. Rule 11 Scenario 2 – Converging courses

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Are the boats on opposite tacks?

            See the definitions of Tack and Leeward and Windward.

If the boats are on the same tack, are they overlapped?

            See the definition of Clear Astern and Clear Ahead; Overlap

Which boat, if any, is obliged to keep clear?

            See Rule 11

Has the give way boat kept clear of the right of way boat at the final point in the illustration?

            See definition of Keep Clear.

If the give way boat has not kept clear, what obligation, if any, does the right of way boat have?

            See Rule 14

Did yellow become overlapped from clear astern?

            See Rule 17
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