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Protest Number: 29

Event: 29er and 49er World ChampionshipRace Number: 1 Gold
Protesting Boat: FRA 16Protested Boat: DEN 12
Protest Details: Leeward gate incident

Facts Found

 1. FRA 16 on port tack and DEN 12 on starboard tack were sailing downwind toward the starboard gate mark.
2- As DEN 12 entered the 2-length zone FRA 16 was overlapped inside her.
3. At the mark FRA 16 luffed to avoid DEN 12 and passed behind the stern of DEN 12.


 DEN 12 failed to give FRA 16 room as required by rule 18.2(a).

Rule(s) applicable




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16 Jul 2018 06:42