Puzzle 2: Opposite Tacks

Easy peasy one. Boats are on different tacks.

Question 1: Which boat has right of way?

Question 2: What action should be taken by the boat that doesn’t have right of way?











Answer 1: Boat A has right of way as it is on Starboard Tack

Answer 2: Boat B has two options.

Option (a) Tack, making sure that boat A does not have to change course


Option (b) Change course and pass astern of A


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