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Meeting Head-On

PWC meeting PWC head-on
Neither vessel is the stand-on vessel. Both vessels should turn to starboard (the right).

Paths That Cross

PWC crossing the path of a PWC
The vessel on the operator’s port (left) side is the give-way vessel. The vessel on the operator’s starboard (right) side is the stand-on vessel.

Overtaking

PWC overtaking another PWC
The vessel that is overtaking another vessel is the give-way vessel. The vessel being overtaken is the stand-on vessel.