What is the penalty for violation of RRS 40? DSQ, Scoring Penalty, nothing? How does one exonerate themselves if possible?
Who can or cannot protest?
PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES
When flag Y
is displayed with one sound before or with the warning signal, competitors shall wear personal flotation devices, except briefly while changing or adjusting clothing or personal equipment. When flag Y
is displayed ashore, this rule applies at all times while afloat. Wet suits and dry suits are not personal flotation devices.