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New Mainsail Batten Proposal: Enrique Motta

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 20:20

Past Commodore Enrique Motta comments the new Mainsail Batten Proposal.

(About this topic: New Mainsail Batten Proposal by Steve Stewart, Full Top Batten by Giorgio Brezich, Full Lenght Top Batten by Garth Reynolds).

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New Mainsail Batten Proposal

Thursday, 07 June 2012 22:32

As many of you are aware, last year the Board of Governors passed a change to the rules to allow a “full batten” on the main and to lengthen the other two battens to what makes sense. The Rules Committee was asked to query the sail makers and devise the details of the new rule for next year’s rule book. Many sail makers provided feedback and the committee has been working with this year’s Board on this and the other changes approved last year. It has been ten months now and the following is the message from Steve Stewart, our Chief Measurer to the Board that I would like to share with you all.

Don Bedford, SCIRA Conmodore.

Rudder Width

Wednesday, 09 May 2012 07:34

The SCIRA Official Rules Interpretations page has been updated with the most recent post regarding the approved method to measure the rudder width.

All the Rules interpretations in force are available in a single file in pdf.

Full Top Batten

Wednesday, 21 December 2011 20:02

From the Technical Committe

I need circulate some important news concerning the proposals voted and passed during the Board meetings called during the last Worlds at Rungsted/Danmark.

The Technical Committee is informed that at least four sail-makers have modified the Snipe main sails adopting the top full batten and longer middle and lower battens.