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Tie in a team race
Regional Race Officer
A few weeks ago I was appointed as chairman of a RC in an optimist team race, the instructions were not made by me and the phrase recommended by point 12.1 of the Team Racing Umpire Manual was not used.
The SI reports: "in relation to a possible infringement of RRS 28 the umpire will report the fact, at the end of the match, to the race committee. The RC will later classify the boat as NSC without a hearing"
(therefore, no changes to RRS A5.2) In one match all boats broke RRS 28, so all were classified NSC. Is there a way to resolve this tie? Is it possible to apply D3.3? (Only 4 matches of the 24 planned were done so it was not possible to have a valid ranking)
EDIT: the time limit for changes to the scores has already expired and no protests or requests for redress have ever been submitted. the boats all made a mistake in completing the course, missing mark 4 in the picture. the error is probably due to the difficult weather conditions (+1.5m wave) and the small size of the mark.
Created: 23-Dec-08 01:03
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