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Meeting Head-On: Power vs. Sail
Meeting Head-On: The power-driven vessel is the give-way vessel. The sailing vessel is the stand-on vessel.

Paths That Cross: Power vs. Sail
Paths That Cross: The power-driven vessel is the give-way vessel. The sailing vessel is the stand-on vessel.
Sailboat overtaking powerboat
Powerboat overtaking sailboat
Overtaking: The vessel that is overtaking another vessel is the give-way vessel, regardless of whether it is a sailing vessel or a power-driven vessel. The vessel being overtaken is always the stand-on vessel.