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Rule 49 - Crew Position

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Topic: Rule 49 - Crew Position
Posted By: Blobby
Subject: Rule 49 - Crew Position
Date Posted: 04 Feb 05 at 9:38am


49.1 Competitors shall use no device designed to position their bodies

outboard, other than hiking straps and stiffeners worn under the


Oh dear - trapezing and sliding seats - are these the exceptions that prove the rule?

Posted By: ianwat2212
Date Posted: 04 Feb 05 at 4:21pm
I would imagine that being mentioned in the class rules changes the rule for that class. All it means is that ur not allowed to fit a trap to something that doesnt have them in their rules.

Fireball RSA 14723
Simonis 35 "Scarlet Sun" SA 1500
Royal Cape Yacht Club

Posted By: Phil eltringham
Date Posted: 04 Feb 05 at 5:36pm

The class rules should have a line in deleting this rule, I'm pretty sure all trapeeze classes do, then again you could probably definine a trapeeze as a hiking strap, as there is no deinitionin the ISAF rules. 

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