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Adequate distance from sea vessels or other objects to ensure safety and maneuverability.

Steer to port and give the rocks a wide berth.

Additional definitions for 'wide berth':

wide berthA considerable or comfortable distance from a person or object, especially for safety or deliberate avoidance.
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