(1)(a) Except as provided by paragraph (b) of this subsection, when two boats are approaching each other “head on” or nearly so (so as to involve risk of collision), each boat shall bear to the right and pass the other boat on its left side.
(b) On rivers, or those sections of rivers, which are state waters, boats proceeding downstream shall have the right of way over boats proceeding upstream.
(2) When boats approach each other obliquely or at right angles, the boat approaching on the right side has the right of way.
(3) One boat may overtake another on either side but shall grant right of way to the overtaken boat. [Formerly 488.110]Section: Previous 830.270 830.300 830.305 830.315 830.325 830.330 830.335 830.340 830.345 830.350 830.355 830.360 830.362 830.365 830.370 Next
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