International J/80 Class Rules 2018 are effective

The new rules are now in effect, including the following changes.

  1. Increase of Crew Weight

C.4.1.     The maximum crew weight in swimming apparel is 350 kg with no limit on numbers of crew.

2. Permission to use a Camera

C.5 PORTABLE EQUIPMENT

(b) Optional:

(x) Camera Systems

3. Backstay Batten

The proposal is to amend Rule C8.5

C8.5. RUNNUNG RIGGING

1. Use:

(ix) a fiberglass batten may be installed at the masthead to lift the backstay and simplify jibing the mainsail.

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