Also known as COLREGS as detailed in IRPCS (International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea)

The COLREGS or IRPCS are effectively the Highway Code for Sailors. It is vital that everyone on the water knows and understands these rules..


The Sailors “Highway Code”

IRPCS Head On Collision Avoidance

Action to Take when Head On with another Vessel

Determining Risk of Collision

If the bearing does not change a collision will occur.

Avoiding a Collision

ALL vessels must take action to Avoid a Collision