Right of Way – In The Summertime

A beginner’s guide to who has the right of way on the waterways.

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1.) The sailboat on the right HAD the right of way, but somebody here didn’t care!
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2.) Hand powered vessels have the right of way, unless…
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3.) … a bigger boat doesn’t see it that same way
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4.) Sailboats, and the remains thereof, have the right of way.
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Ditto, against 10,000 ton barge.
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6.) “Norwegian Breakaway” has right of way to breakaway sailboats who think they have right of way.
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7.) Refer to Number 6, above.
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8.) Naked, or near naked women have right of way under all circumstances.
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9.) See No. 8 above –  for passing paddle boarders. Caution should be observed.
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Captains with the most beer have the right of way, or so they believe.

Images 1-8, Hudson River, NY Harbor, 8/9/15

Images 9-10, Barnegat Bay N.J. 8/16/15

No offense is meant by these fun images, only educational enlightenment.

Hope you are having a safe and happy summer. As usual, thanks for viewing, and comments are always welcome M 🙂