It has recently been discovered that there have been different interpretations between Class Measurers of how the transom template should be applied under the Class Rules. Both interpretations were put to ISAF, who have ruled that the template is to be applied with the 3.75mm tabs wholly below the profile of the boat’s transom when the hull is upside down.
Investigations by the Class Chief Measurer have revealed that the boats of two builders have transoms that fall outside the maximum permitted distance from the template of 7.5mm when this is applied correctly. The discrepancy is between 0.5 mm and 3 mm.
In accordance with Class Rule B 4.4, the IEC has granted dispensation for all affected boats already built .
The affected boats are:
No dispensation has been sought or agreed for future boats
Chairman – International Rules Committee
22 July 2003