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Rules of The Road – How To Avoid A Collision

Just like there are rules on the road, there are rules on the water. And there’s one simple reason these are in place: safety. Your safety.

The Golden Rules

  1. The 10 Golden Rules of Travelling with Gear
  2. Golden Rules Of Sailing In Waves
  3. Rules of The Road - How To Avoid A Collision
  4. The 10 Golden Rules Of Water Safety

Once you’ve learnt to windsurf it’s vital that you learn the rules of the road in order to avoid collisions, and the injury and expenses that go with them!

Simon Bornhoft joins Boards to explain the rules of the road…

There are 3 simple guidelines to sail by:

Starboard Board Has Right Of Way

Overtaking Board Keeps Clear

Gybing Board Keeps Clear

Plus – beach etiquette, insurance and more.

Avoid collisions at all costs!

Scroll through below to find out more about each rule.


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