Yachting Under Statute: The Principal Provisions of the Maritime Law Applicable to Pleasure Yachts, Practically Arranged as a Hand-book for the Use of Yacht Owners, Page 939

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Norie & Wilson, 1884 - Yachting - 68 pages
 

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Page 58 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look.out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 60 - ... points abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least two miles.
Page 55 - In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation ; and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Page 53 - In fog, mist, falling snow, or heavy rainstorms, whether by day or night, the signals described in this article shall be used as follows, viz.
Page 50 - ... points abaft the beam on the starboard side; and of such a character as to be visible on a dark night with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least 2 miles. (c.) On the...
Page 53 - When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 54 - This article only applies to cases where vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, in such a manner as to involve risk of collision, and does not apply to two vessels which must, if both keep on their respective courses, pass clear of each other.
Page 59 - ... feet, then at a height above the hull not less than such breadth, so, however, that the light need not be carried at a greater height above the hull...
Page 53 - When two steam vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard, so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Page 55 - Nothing in these rules shall interfere with the operation of any special rules made by the government of any nation with respect to additional station and signal lights...

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