Sail Skills - ColRegs Free Guide to ColRegs (the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, the IRPCS or Collision Regs).  Guidance covers all aspects with animations, pictures and diagrams.  Aimed at small vessel users but suitable for professional mariners.  Especially recommended for RYA examination candidates.
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Three vessels making way:  under power, sail and oars ColRegs Home>ColRegs>Definitions>Making Way Making Way  The rules:  do not define making way, but use the expression often   Making way is usually taken to mean moving through the water under some form of propulsion back to top It is entirely possible for a vessel to be underway but not making way - for example if her engine were stopped: These three vessels are all making way A small power-driven vessel underway but not making way This vessel is underway but not making way
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