Rules of the Road (continued)

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Overtaking another vessel

a vessel coming up with and overtaking a stand-on vessel.

A vessel is overtaking another when it is coming up with another vessel, from a direction more than 22.5 degrees abaft its beam. The overtaking vessel must keep clear of the stand-on vessel. The stand-on vessel must maintain its course and speed until the overtaking vessel is finally past and clear.  

a vessel overtaking and keeping clear of a stand-on vessel.

Any vessel overtaking another must keep clear of the stand-on vessel.  

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