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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

USCG Navigation Center

St. Joseph, MI, live webcam at Silver Beach



New Buffalo harbor soundings, 2016

Marine Forecast Zone--Northern Indiana

Real Time Meteorology--Michigan City

NOAA weather forecast options

General Lake Michigan data.

Ninth District (Great Lakes) Local Notice to Mariners

NOAA Nautical Charts--Great Lakes

Great Lakes Water Levels

Indiana Boat Operator's Course

Boating safety pages

Navigation Rules

Inland Waterways Navigation Regulations

Animated knots

New Buffalo--Highlights

Graphic Forecast-- Upper Mississippi Valley,41.98,2941/loc=-86.855,41.879

Current wind animation.

Wind Finder

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