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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles


Subchapter 002 : Motorboats

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 3312)
  • § 3312. Operations rules as between vessels

    (a) When two boats are approaching each other "head on" or in a manner so as to involve risk of collision, each boat shall bear to the right and pass the other boat on its left side.

    (b) When boats approach each other obliquely or at right angles, the boat approaching on the right side has the right of way.

    (c) One boat may overtake another on either side but shall grant the right of way to the overtaken boat.

    (d) The U.S. Coast Guard Inland Navigation Rules, 33 C.F.R. Part 83, as may be amended, are hereby adopted as the operative rules for Lake Champlain, Lake Memphremagog, and Wallace Pond in Canaan. (Added 1983, No. 212 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 1989, No. 65, § 8; 2015, No. 47, § 50.)