Measurement shall be carried out under the personal supervision of the Championship Chief Measurer who shall be the Class International Measurer (if they are competing) or his nominated deputy. Only the ICA shall be empowered to nominate a deputy to be the Championship Chief Measurer. The Organising Authority shall pay the costs of the Championship Chief Measurer in attending the Championship and of outward and return shipment of his templates and any other equipment.
The Organising Authority shall carry out such measurement as is directed by the International Measurer. As a minimum, all sails and spars shall be checked and all boats shall be weighed. The Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions shall specify that no more than two suits of sails, one set of spars, one centreboard and one rudder may be presented for measurement. The Race Committee may direct further measurement or restrictions subject to the agreement of the IEC.
ALL competitors must present their boat and equipment to the measurement tent during the times stipulated in the Sailing Instructions to check the sailing weight complies with the Class Rules.
Competitors will be provided with 6 regatta stickers which they must put on equipment they plan to use for the regatta as follows.
- One only Mast
- One only Boom
- One or two spinnaker poles
- One only Centre Board
- One only Rudder
Competitors may only race in the World Championship with the equipment that has the regatta sticker.
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Sails that competitors plan to use during the World Championship must be stamped with the Regatta Stamp. Two of each sail may be presented for stamping. Only stamped sails may be used during the World Championship. Sails should be presented for stamping during the measurement times stipulated in the Sailing Instructions
By placing the Regatta sticker on an item of equipment or having a sail stamped, competitors are confirming that item of equipment complies with the Class Rules.
Competitors must ensure they have on board at all times
- A tow line of at least 10 metres in length and 6mm in diameter;
- A tow eye at the front of the boat to run the tow rope through;
- A paddle with a minimum blade area of 250mmx125mm and minimum length of 750mm;
- An approved personal flotation device (to the National Standard or equivalent International Standard) for each crew member and to be worn at all times while afloat.
Substitution of equipment will not be allowed except as provided for in SI 18.2
A boat or its equipment may be inspected at any time for compliance with the Class Rules, NOR and Sailing Instructions.
Boats finishing in predetermined positions in the FIR