Preamble to Part 2
Rule 36, Races Restarted or Resailed
Rule 44.1(b), Penalties at the Time of an Incident: Taking a Penalty
Rule 60.3(a)(1), Right to Protest; Right to Request Redress or Rule 69 Action
Rule 61.1(a)(4), Protest Requirements: Informing the Protestee
Rule 63.5, Validity of the Protest or Request for Redress
Interpretation of the term ‘serious’ in the phrase ‘serious damage’.
When a boat requests redress because of injury or physical damage caused by the action of a boat that was breaking a rule of Part 2, she need not protest the boat that caused the damage or injury, but her request will not succeed unless evidence given during the redress hearing leads the protest committee to conclude that the other boat broke a rule of Part 2.
Rule 70, Appeals and Requests to a National Authority
Rule 75, Entering a Race
Rule 89.1, Organizing Authority; Notice of Race; Appointment of Race Officials: Organizing Authority
When the organizing authority for a race is not an organization specified in rule 89.1, a party to a hearing does not have access to the appeal process.
Basic Principles - Sportsmanship
Basic Principles – Sportsmanship and the Rules provides that when competitors break a rule they will promptly take a penalty, which may be to retire. Any procedure regarding retirement after finishing stated in the sailing instructions shall be followed as soon as the boat becomes aware of the breach.
If a boat is entitled to redress under rule 62, a qualifying series shall be considered as a separate series in the regatta.
Rule A3; Starting Times and Finishing Places
In an event using a handicap/rating system, if no rule contains any provision for rounding a boat’s corrected time, rounding to any unit of time is incorrect.
Sail numbers in digital font do not comply with rule G1.2(a).
Failure to display flag L when posting a notice to competitors may be an improper action or omission of a committee.
Rule 71.4 National Authority Decisions
Decisions by a national authority under rule 71 are governed by rule 71.4 and are final so cannot be changed by anyone, the national authority included.
Definitions of damage, serious damage, injury and physical damage.