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RI # Title Date
RI-17-02 STIFF CHAFING PATCHES (2017-08-05)
RI-17-01 IMMEDIATE FAMILY (2017-01-18)
RI-16-02 EQUIPMENT REQUIRED BY EXHIBIT 7.3C OF THE CLASS RULES (2016-11-23)
RI-16-01 SOFT SHACKLES (2016-04-30)
RI-15-01 JIB MINIMUM WEIGHT REQUIREMENTS (2015-04-09)
RI-14-01 DEFINITION OF "PASSING" THE WINDWARD MARK AND RETRACTION OF THE SPRIT (2014-08-27)
RI-13-01 CLARIFICATION OF OWNERSHIP WITH RESPECT TO 100% OWNERS OF CHARTERED YACHTS AND WHO CAN DRIVE OR CREW (2013-06-20)
RI-11-01 CLARIFICATION OF HOLLOW LEECH REQUIREMENT IN CR 6.5.5 (2011-06-07)
RI-10-01 REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED OR DEFECTIVE SAILS (2010-09-09)
RI 09-01 10KG TOLERANCE SPECIFICATION IN EXHIBIT 7.3A ITEM F (2009-05-06)
RI 09-02 IMPACT OF NEW WEIGHT CERTIFICATE IN EXHIBIT 7.3B (2009-05-06)
RI-08-01 BOAT CHANGE EFFECT ON WEIGHT CERTIFICATE (2008-03-17)
RI-07-01 TAKEUP LINES, ETC. (2007-05-16)
RI-07-02 OUTHAUL CLEATING SYSTEMS (2007-06-18)
RI-07-03 SAILS FOR CHARTERED BOATS (2007-10-01)
RI-06-01 LIPTON CUP SAILS; USED SAIL PURCHASES; USE OF "REPLACED" SAILS; SALE OF SAILS (2006-10-06)
RI-05-01 COMPETITOR ELIGIBILITY [superseded by changes to Rule 3.5 in 2007] (2005-03-22)
RI-05-02 RUDDER ADJUSTMENT (2005-03-22)
RI-05-03 CLOTH WEIGHT FOR CHUTES [revised 10/31/06] (2005-03-22)
RI-05-04 INITIALLY UNTAGGED SAILS (2005-04-25)
RI-05-05 BARBERHAULING (2005-12-13)
RI-04-01 WHEN MAY THE SPRIT BE DEPLOYED? (2004-10-05)
RI-04-02 REPLACEMENT PROPELLERS (2004-11-19)
RI-03-01 REPLACEMENT OF DESTROYED SAILS (2003-04-28)
RI-03-02 MEANING OF RULE 6.6.4 REGARDING 89 SQUARE METER CHUTE PURCHASES (2003-04-28)
RI-02-01 TRAVELLER STROPS (Superseded) (2002-02-12)
RI-02-02 PADEYES FOR SPIN SHEETS (2002-02-12)
RI-02-03 DISCRETION TO CHANGE ISAF GROUP STATUS (2002-02-12)
RI-02-04 FORWARD AND BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY TO STANDARD SPECS (2002-02-12)
RI-02-05 DEFINITION OF SAIL PURCHASE DATE [revised 10/31/06] (2002-02-12)
RI-02-06 RECUTTING/ALTERING SAILS (2002-02-12)
RI-02-07 SAIL TAG CERTIFICATE FILING (2002-02-12)
RI-02-08 SAIL PURCHASE RIGHTS (2002-02-12)
RI-02-09 RUNNING RIGGING REQUIREMENTS [amended July 7, 2004] (2002-02-12)
RI-02-10 KELP WINDOWS (2002-02-12)
RI-02-11 ZINC REQUIREMENT (2002-02-12)
RI-02-12 BATTENS CANNOT SUPPORT THE FOOT (2002-04-02)
RI-02-13 DELETED [superseded by 5.3.8 as of January 2006] (2002-04-03)
RI-02-14 RATCHET BLOCKS (2002-05-13)
RI-02-15 SPECTRA SHACKLES (Superseded) (2002-05-13)
RI-02-16 FAIRING AND OTHER MODIFICATIONS OF KEEL & RUDDER [Revised 8/9/03 and 3/15/04] (2002-05-29)
RI-02-17 DEFINITION OF "LONG-TERM SHIPMATE AND FRIEND" (2002-12-19)
RI-02-18 RESTRICTIONS ON USED SAILS AND REPLACEMENT OF DESTROYED SAILS (2002-12-19)
RI-02-19 DEFINITION OF "EVENT" (2002-12-19)
RI-01-01 DELETED [Superseded by Rule 6.2 as of 7/1/02.] (2001-02-16)
RI-01-02 FOUR PART MAINSHEET FINE TUNE (2001-03-21)
RI-01-03 DELETED [Superseded by Rule 7.3 of 2/15/02] (2001-04-30)
RI-01-04 MOVING PRIMARY WINCHES (2001-11-06)
RI-00-01 DELETED [Superseded by RI-03-03 of 4/28/03] (2000-06-09)
RI-00-02 2nd JIB HALYARD (2000-06-09)
RI-00-03 SPINLOCK PX CLEAT (2000-06-09)
RI-00-04(R) HEADSTAY LENGTH MEASUREMENT (2000-06-09)
RI-00-05 DELETED [Superseded by Rule 7.1 as of March 2001] (2000-06-09)
RI-00-06 HALYARD STOPPERS (2000-10-18)
RI-99-01 TEMPORARY CLEATING OF SPINNAKER HALYARD (1999-04-28)
RI-99-02 SELF-TAILER UNIT REMOVAL (1999-04-28)
RI-99-03 TILLER SHORTENING (1999-04-28)
RI-99-04 DELETED [This ruling has been superseded by RI-99-14.] (1999-04-28)
RI-99-05 ADJUSTABLE JIB LEADS (1999-04-28)
RI-99-06 BACKSTAY SHOCKCORD (1999-04-28)
RI-99-07 RERIGGING MAINSHEET (1999-04-28)
RI-99-08 PURCHASE RESTRICTION ON THE MAINSHEET FINE-TUNE (1999-04-28)
RI-99-09 TILLER REPLACEMENT (1999-04-28)
RI-99-10 DELETED [Superseded by rule 7.9 as of 2/1/03] (1999-04-28)
RI-99-11 0.5 OZ SPINNAKER CLOTH (1999-04-28)
RI-99-12 REPEALED (1999-04-28)
RI-99-13 DELETED [Implemented by Rule 5.4.4 in the March 2000 revision.] (1999-04-28)
RI-99-14 MOVING JIB TRACKS (1999-10-28)