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58 Pa. Code § 103.13. Action by stand-on boat.

§ 103.13. Action by stand-on boat.

 (a)  When one of two boats is to keep out of the way, the other shall maintain its course and speed. The later boat may take action to avoid collision by its maneuver alone, as soon as it becomes apparent to it that the boat required to keep out of the way is not taking appropriate action in compliance with this chapter.

 (b)  When the boat required to keep its course and speed finds itself so close that collision cannot be avoided by the action of the giveway boat alone, it shall take action as will best aid to avoid collision.

 (c)  A power driven boat which takes action in a crossing situation to avoid collision with another power-driven boat, if the circumstances of the case admit, may not alter course to port—left—for a boat on its own port—left—side.

 (d)  This section does not relieve the giveway boat of its obligation to keep out of the way.


   The provisions of this §  103.13 amended December 28, 1984, effective December 29, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 4691; amended June 3, 1994, effective June 4, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2795. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (180364) to (180365).

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