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Is a flag part of a mark?

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Topic: Is a flag part of a mark?
Posted By: A2Z
Subject: Is a flag part of a mark?
Date Posted: 07 Aug 19 at 9:52am
Hello,

Mine is a very simple question. Are you allowed to touch the flag on top of a mark of the course? During a recent race the flags were lying limp and then a puff made one fly as a boat was rounding, and the helm brushed against the flag. Does that count as hitting the mark?



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Posted By: JimC
Date Posted: 07 Aug 19 at 10:22am
'fraid so.



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