2019 Open Sailors Forum

Ilhabela, Brazil, October 9, 2019

Number of Races at World Championship

  • General consensus was 2 races/day and 9 races. Only have 3 races if behind in the schedule

Number of discards at the Worlds/Hemisphere championships

  • Lots of discussion on both sides. It seemed more favored 1 discard

Upwind or Downwind finishes

  • Agreement to allow downwind finishes to have more races and quicker turn-around

1 or 2-turn penalty

  • Mixed responses, but it seemed the majority prefer to keep to 2 turns.

Black Flag

  • Agreed to add as an option for the RC

Raise Jr Age to 25

  • Consider timing of the event
  • Look at younger and older sub-sets within the overall championship (like Masters)

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