Protest 1 #32 v #19

Date 26 Oct 2013
Class Beneteau 40.7
Race 2
Hearing 18:00
Facts Found
  1. 3 minutes prior to the start, #32 was on port tack to windward of #19 also on port tack.
  2. #19 commenced to tack and collided with the stern of #32 prior to completing her tack.
  3. #19 carried out a 360o turn immediately after the incident.
  4. The damage to #32 was not serious
  5. #19 carried out another 360oturn after the start

#19 failed to keep clear as required by R13

#19 exonerated herself by taking a penaty as prescribed in SI14.1 and R44.2

Rules Applicable

13, 44.2, SI14.1


No further penalty applied.

Protest Committee

Bernard Bonneau (IJ FRA) Chairman
Lorenz Walch (IJ GER)
Andres Perez (IJ SPN)
Natalia Chubenko (IJ RUS)
Howard Elliott (IJ AUS)
Dai Zhiqiang (NJ CHN)
Shao Xian Li (IJ CHN)