Hearing Decision

Hearing Number: 02

Event: 2023 Musto Australian Optimist ChampionshipRace Number: 7
Protesting Boat: 1902Protested Boat: 1644
Submitted Date/time:  12 Jan 2023 18:01
Hearing Details: Incident in prestart area

Facts Found


1. After an incident in the pre start of race 7, 1902 started the race.

2. After finishing the race, 1902 sailed to the starting area and saw him coach and then was taken back to the finish boat by a support vessel.

3.1102 then informed the race committee  of his intention to protest 1644.



1. 1902 did not inform the race committee immediately after finishing as required by SI 17.1.

Rule(s) applicable

 SI 17.1


 The protest is invalid, the hearing is closed under RRS 63.5

Jury Members

 Erica Kirby AUS NJ (Chairman), Damien Boldyrew AUS IJ, John Mooney USA NJ, Michael Alison NZL IJ, Michal Jodlowski POL IJ, Wayne Thompson AUS NJ




Results by SailingResults.net  Created 20 Apr 2024 04:56