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Statement from the Executive - Age requirement to compete at World and European Championships

STATEMENT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL 29ER CLASS ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE The International 29er Class Association is pleased to announce that the Notice of Race for the 2018 European Championship in Helsinki, Finland has been posted (www.29ereuropeans.org).

All competitors are advised to take note of Section 3.3 of the NOR, which states 3.3. Entries from sailors who are 12 years or younger (born in 2006) on the 31st December 2018 will NOT be accepted by the Organising Authority. The Class Executive Committee intends that this age requirement will apply to World and European Championship events only and is not intended to restrict efforts to train sailors or introduce them to the boat in local sailing conditions as deemed appropriate by their sailing associations, coaches and parents.

Any questions may be directed to the Class President, Joan Mollerus at .

29er Europeans

Please click the link for the 29er Europeans website.  Final NOR will be published shortly. 

http://www.29ereuropeans.org

Notice to all sailors

Statement from the International 29er Class Association regarding Class rule change.

To all 29er Sailors, Coaches and Supporters:
Effective immediately, Class Rule C.3.1 has been amended to require all competitors to carry a SOLAS approved whistle at all times. Please see the full text of the rule change below. This new rule will be enforced beginning immediately and the whistle shall be required for racing at the upcoming World Championships in Hong Kong. 

Joan Mollerus
President
International 29er Class Association

INTERNATIONAL 29er CLASS ASSOCIATION

The following amendments to the Class Rules have been approved to be effective 16th November 2017.

Current Rule:

C.3.1 MANDATORY

(a) The boat shall be equipped with personal flotation devices (PFD) for each crew member to the minimum standard EN393 or ISO 12402-5 Level

50 or the Notice of Race may prescribe alternatives.
(b) The use of inflatable buoyancy vests is not permitted while racing.

Amended Rule:

C.3.1 MANDATORY

(a) The boat shall be equipped with personal flotation devices (PFD) for each crew member to the minimum standard EN393 or ISO 12402-5 Level

50 or the Notice of Race may prescribe alternatives.

(b) Each competitor shall carry at all times a SOLAS approved whistle.

(c) The use of inflatable buoyancy vests is not permitted while racing.

END _______________________________________________

 

Executive Changes

Executive Changes

New Scupper & Gudgeon assembly

The new deck mould that includes a new scupper and rudder gudgeon was unveiled and produced for the World Sailing Youth Worlds boats for Sanya.
More info at: Ovington Boats or on their Facebook page

cockpit view gudgeon scupper transom view rudderassembly closeup

 

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