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Old 09-07-2015, 01:52 PM   #40
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Originally Posted by menzies View Post
Actually that's not quite accurate. The one and two whistle passes are used when overtaking someone from astern to let them know, first that you are there and passing, and secondly to let them know which side. This is often joined with a request for a slow pass. The slow pass is to give the boat being passed a more comfortable time and to speed up the procedure.
They also apply when meeting bow to bow.
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