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Mainsail Penalties and Credit for 2017 Season

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Central Council held a meeting on November 19th and passed a motion to modify the Mainsail Penalties and Credits.

Two motions where passed:

1. Motion to change the “scale” by which mainsail size penalties and credits are based.

  • The current 100 to 103% standard sail (non-penalty) area will be moved to 98 to 101.9%. To correct credits given to some boats for marginally smaller sails below 100%.

2. Motion to modify Penalties and Credits associated with Scale listed in 1 above.

  • The current adjustment of 1 sec/nm for every 1% change in sail size was increased to 2 sec/nm for every 3% change in size. It was felt that this was a more appropriate proportion change.

New Scale

New adjustment

108 - Over

-6

105 – 107.9

-4

102 – 104.9

-2

98 –  101.9

0

95 –    97.9

+2

92 -     94.9

+4

89 – 91.9

+6

Up to 88.9

+9

 

Certificates will be adjusted when printed for the 2017 season.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 09:05  

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