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Meeting Head-On

Meeting Head-On: Power vs. Power

Neither vessel is the stand-on vessel. Both vessels should turn to starboard (the right).
Paths That Cross

Paths That Cross: Power vs. Power

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

Overtaking: Power vs. Power

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