Technical

This area will contain contributed articles on distinctive features of different boats, especially rig adjustment systems, and tuning/sailing top tips.

Class rules
On 28 April 2018 owners approved a new edition of class rules based on the World Sailing standard template. After correcting a small number of errors and omissions discovered during 2018 a stable new edition was published on 6th January 2019.  This has been updated with rule changes agreed at the 2020 AGM and re-published as the 2021-2022 version.

Class rules 2021-2022 v2.0 final draft
Contains changes already approved at 2021 AGM and February 2022 EGM, plus two more to be ratified at the 2022 Spring Meeting on 20 April covering prohibition of sitting-out visiting Solent GRP boats and annual approval of a manufacturer of carbon-fibre masts

Class rules 2021-2022 v1.0

Class rules 2019-2020 v1.1

Sunbeam Insights
 #1 РMast heel position
#2 – V19 mainsheet 24:1 fine tune
#3 – Ballast
#4 – Mast step strengthening
#5 – Shroud anchorage strengthening