The compass bearing of an approaching vessel is decreasing
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 and vessel B are crossing Bearing of vessel B taken from vessel A at interval of time is decreasing
Applying the Rule(s) and comments:
In accordance with Rule 7 (Risk of collision), risk of collision shall be deemed to exist if the compass bearing of an approaching vessel does not appreciably change. Comments: If the bearing (compass or relative) taken visually or with radar at interval of time does appreciable change (decreasing), than the risk of collision shall not be deemed to exist.
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