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.
Rule 62; Redress
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.
Rule 53, Skin Friction
Actions that can be performed and products that may be applied on a boat’s hull without breaking rule 53
Rule 32.1, Shortening or Abandoning After the Start
The race committee may abandon a race even after one or more boats have finished.
Rule 61.1, Informing the Protestee
The purpose of rule 61.1 is to make sure that the protestee is informed about the protestor’s intention to protest.
Rule 75.1, Entering a Race
The number of boats entered in a race is the number of boats that complied with the requirements of the organizing authority.
Rule 31; Touching a Mark
It is not seamanlike to compel a boat to touch a mark even if she does not break a rule by doing so. 
Rule 31; Touching a Mark
The race committee vessel becomes part of the mark when the race committee intentionally attaches the vessel to the mark, therefore, a boat racing that touches the race committee vessel breaks rule 31.
Rule 16.1; Changing Course
Definition Keep Clear
The definition Keep Clear (b) is a test that decides whether a boat is keeping clear of another either under rule 11  or under rule 10 when sailing downwind on opposite tacks, while rule 16.1 puts a limitation on the rights of a right-of-way boat.