Rules of the Road (continued)

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If you cannot see other vessels because of fog or bad weather reduce speed, sound your fog signal, proceed with extreme caution and be prepared to stop.

wrong maneuver: a vessel turning toward a vessel which it has detected abeam or behind the beam.

If you detect a vessel abeam or behind the beam by radar alone avoid turning toward the vessel if at all possible.

right maneuver: a vessel turning away from a vessel which it has detected abeam or behind the beam

after hearing a foghorn: a vessel approaching another vessel apparently forward of its beam.

If you hear the foghorn of another vessel apparently forward of your beam, reduce your speed to the minimum needed to keep on course, be prepared to stop and navigate with extreme caution.

a vessel which has detected another vessel by radar alone.

If you detect a vessel forward of the beam by radar alone, avoid altering course to port, except in cases of overtaking another vessel.

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