Section A: Right of way
A boat has right of way when another boat is required to keep clear of her. However, some rules in Sections B, C and D limit the actions of a right-of-way boat.
On the same tack, overlapped
When boats are on the same tack and overlapped, a windward boat shall keep clear of a leeward boat.
Rule 11 illustrated
thumb|300px|left|Rule 11 Windward Leeward
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See also barging and Rule 18.