Originally Posted by tghsmith
blow boaters with the sails up were always the worst, we had a 30ftr smashed and held against the bow (by the pressure wave) of a large lake freighter(ss algoway) in the St. lawrence. the skipper of the freigher was in full reverse for two miles to get her stopped and free the raghanger. the blow boater claimed he had rite-of way and the freighter should have manuvered to avoid him...
Yup,in my last job I found demanding the ''right of way'' can get you very dead.