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Oh yeah, but I took as "while traveling from Bimini South to Tiger Beach" included a stop where it was hit. Sorry I confused the thread and thanks for clarifying.Did you read my first post from Undercurrent at the top of the page?
Again, that’s why the rules for stand on vessels are as stated. A stand on vessel must maintain course and speed until a collision is obvious (I’m paraphrasing rule17(b) here). Once a collision is obvious, both masters must take action to avoid a collision. If both turned to port to avoid, they could have turned into each other.Oh yeah, but I took as "while traveling from Bimini South to Tiger Beach" included a stop where it was hit. Sorry I confused the thread and thanks for clarifying.
Now I have to wonder why he didn't just veer left or right to get out of the way, but maybe it happened in a narrow passage?
At some point, their insurance company is going to have their “luck” run out I would think. I’ve never in my life heard of any fleet including oilfield boats, RO-ROs, tankers, etc having such an exceptional run of “bad luck”.And the"hits" keep coming for Master Liveaboards and their sister company, the Siren fleet. Even if not at fault, they just seem unlucky.
Fist time I heard about Yemaya was when it was still operating in Panama and going to Malpelo, until the time when Sten Johansson, cruise director of Yemaya rescued Peter Morse from being lost at sea, as posted here:And the"hits" keep coming for Master Liveaboards and their sister company, the Siren fleet. Even if not at fault, they just seem unlucky.
No one said it was a container ship. It was described as a freighter. On cruisers forum site, it was described as a small freighter, so probably not much bigger than they are.Maybe it's just me, but being the smaller vessel, I think I'd be extremely cautious around container ships. They don't seem to be the most forgiving. I don't have a 100 Ton master license, but I have done quite a few off shore trips in cold water fishing with friends and family. One time, we did cut in front of a tanker maybe 15 miles off shore. There was plenty of room, and at the time, it seemed like a good idea. Once we got in front of her, even with what seemed like a safe distance, she got big and her speed became much greater than I had thought. It wasn't close, but I probably will just wait and watch it go by the next time.