• Annual Class registration €55
  • ‘One-Design’ building plans
  • Construction detail MUST be followed closely
  • A Mandatory blog with pictures required during the build process
  • The SS. Rudder hardware and chain plates are supplied by McIntyre Adventure to control strength and integrity €TBA.
  • The only owner modifications allowed are non-structural cockpits elements, companionway hatch, deck gear layouts, minor galley chart table mods and design and design-fit of transom dagger boards.
  • Extra strengthening of items allowed.
  • Required MIN. weight survey.
  • REGISTERED Plan Number is your Class Race Number, placed on Pt/Stb bow, deck and mainsail.
  • High Vis (orange, pink, yellow) on observation dome- cabin side.
  • Max 7 Dacron sails conforming to Class Rules.
  • High Vis mainsail head, storm jib and trysail.
  • Headsail reefing systems, only 2 small snubbing winches and commercial wind vanes allowed.
  • One tiller pilot allowed, but must use own dedicated auto-pilot battery, NOT house battery.
  • Computers, iPad, iPhone allowed onboard, but not to communicate.
  • Compulsory Class Globe 5.80 logo and event logo and national flag on mainsail, event cockpit lee cloths and flags.
  • MAXIMUM departure weight restrictions for some events.
  • Entrants agree to share photos and videos with organiser.
  • Sailing rules International Col Regs.
  • GPS, 25w VHF DSC & MMSI (masthead antenna), VHF HH, AIS unit, Satellite Tracker texting and weather unit, radio receiver.
  • Radar transponder alarm recommended, but mandatory for MGR.
  • LED Nav lights, minimum 50-watt solar panel and 80-amp AGM/Gel HOUSE battery and minimum emergency 10-watt panel and 5amp sealed battery (No Lithium Batteries).
  • 110lt water containers, barometer, compass, hand bearing compass, binoculars, min. 50lt manual bilge pump operated from helm.
  • Min 3000lt h electric bilge pump.
  • Echo sounder, lead line, tools, and misc. spares.
  • No electronic wind instruments, or log, no high-tech fibres anywhere except running backstays.
  • No single use plastic (recycled single use bottles approved).
  • Electric outboard, 1kg fire extinguisher, fire blanket, select code flags, sextant and manuals (MGR Only , paper nav. charts, 3 x LED torches, emergency nav lights, two buckets and lanyards, toilet bucket, wire cutters, ‘approved’ boat hook/oar, 6kg anchor, 8m x 6mm chain and 35m x 10mm rope, drogue and 60m line, booming out pole.
  • 2 x 10cm removable transom inspection ports fitted, less than 30cm above each side of cockpit sole. Two different keel bolts pulled and inspected annually, all bolts inspected every three years and replaced on condition or after five cumulative years on the water or 15,000 miles. New bolts for MGR.
  • A 4 man ISO life raft, SOLAS flares and 2 white flares, International V sheet, 9ltrs emergency water, 406 EPIRB, 406 PLB, AIS personal beacon, 2sqm radar reflector, lifebuoy-light-drogue, life-sling, heaving line, SS boarding ladder able to use in wet gear, survival suit, ‘approved’ WS inflatable harness and spare std harness.
  • Jack lines and multiple clipping points.
  • GRAB BAG ‘approved’ first aid kit
  • Manual desal allowed but sealed.
  • Emergency/distress sat phones only (or race control) no comms to shore except sending (outbound only).
  • Satellite text message maximum every 6hrs to race control or by VHF to other mariners
  • No weather routing but weather Grib files from sat text unit allowed.
  • Entrant may stop anywhere to resupply or seek repair assistance only at anchor or alongside in port.

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