Clipper 13-14 Race Sailing Instructions Issued
Clipper have released the sailing instructions for the 13-14 Race.
These are the rules by which the race are run under and all Skippers and Crew are to read these and sign to the effect that they have done so.
As well as detailing how the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) will be applied they also cover such things as:
- Reporting positions
- Radio schedules
- Stealth mode
- Scoring gates
- Ocean sprints
- Declarations, both pre and post race
- Rig, safety and sail checks
- Outside assistance
- Weather and routing information
- Use of AIS
- Use of main engine
- Sail settings
- Sail inventory and damage
- Repair and replacement of sails
- Loss or damage of equipment
- Stowage of stores
- Disposal of garbage
Infringement of the rules will result in a points penalty being applied, depending on the severity of the infringement.
You can read the full text of the Clipper Race Sailing Instructions HERE.