Description of scenario:
Vessel A: power-driven vessel Vessel B: power-driven vessel Area: On the high seas Visibility: Good (Vessels in sight of one another) Vessel A is overtaking vessel B Vessel A is astern of vessel B (relative bearing 180°)
Applying the Rule(s) and comments:
In accordance with Rule 13
(b) (Overtaking), vessel A shall be deemed to be overtaking vessel B because she is coming up with vessel B from a direction more than 22.5° abaft her beam. In accordance with Rule 13
(b) (Overtaking), vessel A is in such a position with reference to the vessel she is overtaking (vessel B), that at night she (vessel A) would be able to see only the sternlight
of vessel B but neither of her sidelights
. In accordance with Rule 13
(a) (Overtaking), notwithstanding anything contained in the Rules of part B, sections I and II, any vessel overtaking (vessel A) any other (vessel B) shall keep out of the way of the vessel being overtaken (vessel B).
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