Spectaculair near accident.
Lessons to be learned before things really go wrong.
Whether or not in outside the spectators boundary rule eight for good seaman ship stays:
In accordance with Rule 8 (a) (Action to avoid collision ), any action taken to avoid collision shall be taken in accordance with the Rules of this Part and shall, if the circumstances of the case admit, be positive, made in ample time and with due regard to the observance of good seamanship.
So far so good, In fact Scallywag did: she avoided 3 boats including one mast that almost ripped her main.