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Hello all, Here is another interesting scenario.
Feel free to discuss it, find the applicable rules-conclusions-decisions.
following the preparatory signal P of fleet race nr. 1, two 470 (green and blue) were sailing near the starting line,
wind speed was 12 knots, there was a chop of 0.5m,
10 seconds before the starting signal, blue was on port tack, beam reaching, close to the pin end starting mark which she left on port and yellow green was on starboard tack, beam reaching, 2 boat lengths above the RC boat; position 1,
at the moment of the starting signal yellow green on starboard was 2 boat lengths OCS while blue on port was sailing parallel course to the starting line; position 2,
following the starting signal X flag was displayed on the RC boat with the sound signal
immediately after the starting signal green bore away on a broad reaching course aiming astern of blue who was 1.5-2 boat lengths away; position 3,
after green bore away, blue luffed to a close hauled course and crossed the starting line, on a converging course with green,
green promptly bore away on a run but there was a contact between blue's bow and green's starboard aft quarter,
there was no damage or injury,
both boats protested
Created: 20-Apr-04 13:10
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