Sailing

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Rule 12
Sailing Vessels 

 

(If wind on port side, keep out of the way.)

Rule 12

Sailing Vessels 

 

(a) When two sailing vessels are approaching one another...

 

(i) when each has the wind on a different side, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other;

 

(ii) when both have the wind on the same side, the vessel which is to windward shall keep out of the way of the vessel which is to leeward..

Other Sailing Links

https://www.navcen.uscg.gov

USCG Navigation Center

 

http://www.berriencounty.org/beachcam/

St. Joseph, MI, live webcam at Silver Beach

 

hhttp://www.cityofnewbuffalo.org/downloads/2016_soundings.pdf

New Buffalo harbor soundings, 2016

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/zone/gtlakes/iwxmz.htm

Marine Forecast Zone--Northern Indiana

 

http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/metdata/mcy/

Real Time Meteorology--Michigan City

 

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/grr/products/experimental/RPP/rpp_marine_main.html

NOAA weather forecast options


http://www.great-lakes.net/conditions/michigan.html

General Lake Michigan data.

 

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/lnm/d9/default.htm

Ninth District (Great Lakes) Local Notice to Mariners


http://ocsdata.ncd.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/GreatLakesViewerTable.htm

NOAA Nautical Charts--Great Lakes

 

http://www.lre.usace.army.mil/Missions/Great-Lakes-Information/Great-Lakes-Water-Levels/

Great Lakes Water Levels

 

http://boatingcertificate.com/Indiana/studymaterial.aspx

Indiana Boat Operator's Course

 

http://www.boatingsafety.com/safety.htm

Boating safety pages

 

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=navRulesContent#rule18

Navigation Rules

 

http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=540b32e4d9aafc3bf8e15c2d23d1532e&node=pt33.2.162&rgn=div5

Inland Waterways Navigation Regulations 

 

http://www.animatedknots.com/

Animated knots


http://www.newbuffalo.com/public-dock.shtml

New Buffalo--Highlights

 

http://www.weather.gov/forecasts/graphical/sectors/uppermissvly.php?element=Wx

Graphic Forecast-- Upper Mississippi Valley

 

https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-88.12,41.98,2941/loc=-86.855,41.879

Current wind animation.

 
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