Hearing Decision

Hearing Number: 06

Event: Hobie 16 World Championships 2022Race Number: 5 & 6
Protesting Boat: JuryProtested Boat: 03 - Laura RABB-JANCOLA
Submitted Date/time:  20 Sep 2022 16:08
Hearing Details: Rendering Assistance

Facts Found


1. Boat 03 (Laura) stopped racing when she saw a person in the water and stood by until a rescue boat arrived.

2. The crew of Boat 03 were in a state of shock and did not complete Race 5 and did not sail in Race 6 either. 



Boat 03's scores in races 5 and 6 were made significantly worse through no fault of her own by giving help in compliance with RRS 1.1 to someone else other than herself or her crew.

Rule(s) applicable




Redress is given to Boat 03 (Laura). Boat 03 is to be scored in races 5 and 6 points equal to the average, rounded to the nearest tenth of a point (0.05 to be rounded upward), of her points in all races in the series, except race 5 and 6. No other boat’s score shall change.


Jury Members

 Manuel Pedreira ESP NJ (Chairman), Cesar Sans ESP IJ, Julka Gurvinderpal IND IJ, Paul Pascoe AUS IJ, Walter Mielke GER IJ