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’.
Reasons for deleting Case 142: This case is no longer correct and also no longer necessary because of the new wording of rule 62.1(b) in the 2021 RRS.
Rule 6.1, World Sailing Regulations 
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. 
Withdrawn for Revision
Reasons for withdrawing Case 144: The Case Book Working Party found it difficult to interpret how the new last sentence of rule 18.1 applies to the incident described in this case. Whatever interpretation the working party makes of this new sentence should be discussed and approved by the World Sailing Racing Rules Committee.
Definitions, Finish
Definitions, Sail the Course
Rule 28.1, Sailing the Race
A boat’s string, referred to in rule 28.2, when drawn taut, is to lie in navigable water only.
Definitions, Room
Rule 11, On the Same Tack, Overlapped
Rule 16.1, Changing Course
Part 2, Section C Preamble
Rule 43.1(a), Exoneration
Rule 43.1(b), Exoneration
When boats are approaching a starting mark to start and a leeward boat luffs, the windward boat is exonerated under rule 21(a) if she breaks rule 11 while sailing within the room to which she is entitled under rule 16.1.
Rule 10, On Opposite Tacks 
Rule 1616, Changing Course 
Rule 43.1(b), Exoneration 
When a right-of-way boat changes course, her obligation to give a keep-clear boat room to keep clear under rule 16.1 begins. The right-of-way boat may give that room by making an additional change of course. If, while the right-of-way boat is making that additional change of course, the keep-clear boat unavoidably breaks a rule of Part 2 Section A, the keep-clear boat is exonerated by rule 43.1(b).
Definition, Finish
Definition, Sail the Course
Rule 28.1, Sailing the Race
Rule 61.1(a)(3), Penalties at the Time of an Incident: Taking a Penalty
When a boat crosses the finishing line from the course side twice, her second crossing constitutes her finish if, at all times between her first and second crossing, her actions are consistent with continuing to sail the course 
Rule 85; Changes to Rules
Rule 86; Changes to Racing the Rules
The Racing Rules of Sailing are published in English by World Sailing and will always take precedence over any translation, unless the translation of a particular racing rule has the status of a rule change as provided for in rules 85 and 86.
 Rule 63.3 Right to be Present 
If none of the parties are present at the time the hearing is scheduled, it is at the discretion of the protest committee to decide if they want to reschedule the hearing or continue the hearing with none of the parties present, under RRS 63.3(b). 
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