The new rules are now in effect, including the following changes.
- 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
(x) Camera Systems
3. Backstay Batten
The proposal is to amend Rule C8.5
C8.5. RUNNUNG RIGGING
(ix) a fiberglass batten may be installed at the masthead to lift the backstay and simplify jibing the mainsail.