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Navigation Rules A vessel shall be deemed to be overtaking when coming up to another vessel from a direction more than 22.5 degrees abaft her beam, that is, in such as position with reference to the vessel she is overtaking, that at night she would be able to see only the stern light of that vessel, but neither of her sidelights. In such case, the rights and privileges all rest with the leading vessel. The overtaking vessel has no rights whatsoever. In all instances an overtaking vessel must keep clear of an overtaken vessel.
When two vessels are approaching each other head on or nearly so, each operator shall swing the bow of his motorboat to the starboard to pass. Each operator shall give one short blast of the whistle and, in addition, indicate his course by swinging the bow of his motorboat substanially to starboard
Maneuvering and Warning Signals
Always pass between green and its companion red buoy. Keep red buoys to right and green to left while cruising upstream. The reverse is necessary going Red downstream.
Uniform State Waterway Markings
ORANGE AND WHITE DIAMOND SHAPE
ORANGE AND WHITE DIAMOND SHAPE WITH CROSS
ORANGE AND WHITE CIRCLE
ORANGE AND WHITE SQUARE or RECTANGLE