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COLREG Rule No 07

Part B – Steering and Sailing Rules Section I – Conduct of Vessels in any Condition of Visibility Rule-7: Risk of Collision  (a) Every vessel shall use all available means appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions to determine if risk of collision exists. If

COLREG in easy language (Rule 19)

Rule 19 Conduct of vessels in restricted visibility (d) A vessel which detects by radar alone the presence of another vessel shall determine if a close-quarters situation is developing and/or risk of collision exists. If so, she shall take avoiding action in ample time, provided

COLREG in easy language (Rule 17)

Rule 17 Action by stand-on vessel (a) (i) Where one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed. (ii) The latter vessel may however take action to avoid collision by her maneuver alone, as soon

COLREG in easy language (Rule 14)

Rule 14 Head-on situation  (a) When two power-driven vessels are meeting on reciprocal or nearly reciprocal courses so as to involve risk of collision each shall alter her course to starboard so that each shall pass on the port side of the other. Rule 14:

COLREG in easy language (Rule 13)

Rule 13  Overtaking (a). Notwithstanding anything contained in the Rules of part B, sections I and II, any vessel overtaking any other shall keep out of the way of the vessel being overtaken. Rule 13: OVERTAKING  Rule 13 has no exceptions; the overtaking vessel always

COLREG In Easy Language (Rule 2,5,7 & 8)

Collisions are among the most high profile of all maritime accidents. The number of collisions and their cost (personal and financial) has increased in recent years and “human error” seems to be the only common factor. Collisions should not happen but they do; sometimes with