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Measurement Day

January 3, 2020 - January 5, 2020

Free – $5

Introduction

There are two days allocated for measuring boats. This includes all day Saturday (4th) and the morning of the Sunday. Each boat is required to reserve a timeslot below (only one please) of when they would like to have their boat measured. If the boat is not available at that time, it will be offered to any other boat ready to be measured.

Boats will be required to confirm their sail numbers, and have their hull weighed. If the measurers decide to measure any other piece of equipment, they will notify you when you arrive for your time slot.

If you appreciate the work done by your measurers, please shout them a beer for their time and effort. Note that they will not be told who shouted them the beers for the sake of transparency.

Measurement Procedures

There will be measuring conducted on Saturday 4th January from 9:30am to 4:30pm and on Sunday 5th January from 8am to 11am. Sails must be nominated in the RaceHub Registration form.

Any skiff which is not ready for measurement at their booked time will forfeit their booking and will be added to the end of the overflow queue.

Skiffs will be presented for measurement in compliance with rule 6 of the Class rules which states:

6.1      The minimum weight of a skiff shall be 72 kilograms.

Fittings to be included when weighing a skiff

6.2      When weighing a skiff, these fittings are to be included:

(a)      boomvang system; and

(b)      cunningham system; and

(c)      foot straps; and

(d)      jib car tracks and pulleys; and

(e)      jib downhaul system; and

(f)       jib sheets; and

(g)      leaning straps; and

(h)      mainsheet bridle and pulley; and

(i)       mast step; and

(j)       rudder gudgeons and pin; and

(k)      spinnaker bag; and

(l)       spinnaker pulleys; and

(m)     tack line; and

(n)      trapeze wires.

Fittings not included in hull weight

6.3      When weighing a skiff, these fittings are not to be included:

(a)       spinnaker pole further than 600 millimetres beyond the stem; and

(b)       spinnaker sheets; and

(c)       the mainsheet; and

(d)       the boom.

NOTE: Any skiff with items not removed as listed in rule 6.3 will not be weighed.

All skiffs will be required to declare all sails to be used in the regatta by selecting them within your raceHub Australian Championships Entry. This form must be completed before hull is weighed. Compliance with rule 6 and lodgement of the sail declarations will complete the pre-regatta measurement requirements.

Details

Start:
January 3, 2020
End:
January 5, 2020
Cost:
Free – $5
Website:
nationals.skiffs.org.au

Organizer

Australian Skiff Sailing Association
Phone:
0448 207 775
Email:
Website:
skiffs.org.au