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Under new rules - Last new sentence in 18.1 - Back from J.Standley post last Aug, 12th.
National Race Officer
About the new last sentence in rule 18 and pointing on "no longer applies" and "has been given" wording in "Rule 18 no longer applies between boats when mark-room has been given." The next leg will be a beat on windward. Blue is clear ahead at the zone. During all time sailing to the mark and at the mark, Yellow gave room to Blue as per rule 18.2b. Blue luffed in a seamanlike way to close-hauled when at the mark. In pos.2 Blue is at the top close-hauled as she can. Does 18.2a apply in pos.2?
Created: 20-Dec-10 12:33
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