Seascape 18 Class Rules – 2018

Changes in 2018

  • C.2.2. Positioning
    (e) The foot straps shall be adjusted so, that they do not lift for more than 50cm from the cockpit floor at any location.
    (g) No device, method or sheet may be used to implement or assist hiking or sitting outboard other than the actual working sheet and the foot straps as positioned and supplied by the licensed manufacturer.
  • C.10.3 Mainsail
    (b) Use:
    While racing, the Mainsail shall not be set in a way that the Head Point extends over the top end of the sail track. A fixed mechanical stopper device may be added to the mast, to avoid to set the sail to high.
  • D.2 MAINSAIL
    D.2.2 Dimensions:
    Maximum dimensions defined according World Sailing ERS Section G.7:
    Foot Length: 290cm
    Quarter Width: 260cm
    Half Width: 230cm
    Three-Quarter Width: 185cm
    Top Width: 130cm
    Leech Length: 730cm
    Minimum weight of complete sail excluding battens and Velcro straps shouldn’t be less than 5.0kg.

Changes in 2016

  • C.7.3 Limitations
    (5) A jib sheet track may be mounted alongside the edge of the cabin roof with maximum 2cm offset of its centerline to the edge of the cabin roof. The longitudinal position is only limited in the way, that there shall be a gap of 2cm between the sheets swivel pedestal and the end cap of the track. The length of the track is limited to 465mm. (depicted in Appendix B)
  • C.8.3 Rudder
    (2) Adjusting of upper rudder fixing points is permitted.
  • C.9.4 Bowsprit
    (a) Approaching a windward mark without the spinnaker set, the bowsprit shall not be extended until TWA has become larger than 90 degrees. If for a wind shift, or any other reason, the spinnaker is flown on a ‘windward’ leg, then the bowsprit shall be fully extended and the spinnaker set before the boat reaches the zone at a mark.
    (b) When the bowsprit is extended the boat shall be in the process of a continuous hoist, or flying or dropping the spinnaker.
  • C.10 SAILS
    C.10.2 Limitations
    (c) While two jibs and asymmetrical spinnakers may be used during an event, only one is allowed to be used in one day of racing. Jibs shall also differ in their respective sail area for at least 15%. The second sail may be used at the same day if the first suffered irreparable damage.
  • C.10.3 MAINSAIL
    (b) USE
    (1) The sail shall be hoisted on a halyard. The arrangement shall permit hoisting and lowering of the sail on the water.
    (2) The mainsail shall be attached to the boom only at the clew.
  • D.2 MAINSAIL
    D.2.2 Dimensions:
    Maximum dimensions defined according World Sailing ERS Section G.7:
    Quarter Width: 260cm
    Half Width: 230cm
    Three-Quarter Width: 185cm
    Top Width: 130cm
    Leech Length: 730cm
    Minimum weight of complete sail excluding battens and Velcro straps shouldn’t be less than 5.0kg.
  • D.3 HEADSAIL
    D.3.2. DIMENSIONS
    (a) Maximum dimensions defined according World Sailing ERS Section G.7:
    Luff Perpendicular: 230 cm
    Half Width: 130 cm
    Three-Quarter Width: 80 cm
    Top Width: 10 cm
  • D.4 ASYMMETRICAL SPINNAKER
    D.4.3 Maximum dimensions defined according World Sailing ERS Section G.7:
    Luff Length: 855cm
    Leech Length 675cm
    Foot length: 540cm
    Half Width: 505cm