Rule 18.3; Tacking in the Zone
A boat breaks rule 18.3 at the finish line when she causes a boat who has been on starboard tack since entering the zone to sail above close hauled to avoid contact.
Rule 51 Movable Ballast
Pumping out bilge water for the purpose of changing a boat’s trim or stability does not break rule 51, however, class rules may limit the amount of bilge water allowed and/or put restrictions on the time and/or the type of bilge pump used to bail water out.
Rule 89.1, Organizing Authority
An organization is affiliated if it is affiliated to the national authority of the venue; otherwise the organization is unaffiliated
Rule 89.1, Organizing Authority
An organization may be affiliated to the national authority either directly or through affiliation to an entity which in turn is affiliated to the national authority.
Rule 71, National Authority Decisions
For the purposes of the Racing Rules of Sailing, the national authority is an entity. Representation or jurisdiction of persons or bodies within the entity is not governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing.
Rule 66, Reopening a Hearing
 If the national authority decides that the new and timely delivered evidence is also significant and might have led the protest committee to change its decision, it may reverse the decision of the protest committee and order that the hearing be reopened.
Rule 89
World Sailing Special Events must comply with rule 89.