Protest Number: 28
|Event: 29er and 49er World Championship||Race Number: 3 Gold|
|Protesting Boat: GBR 21||Protested Boat: DEN 8|
|Protest Details: Startline incident|
| ||1. GBR 21 was stationary above close hauled on starboard tack below the starting line. |
2. DEN 8 was reaching on starboard and luffed and established an overlap to wiindward of GBR 21.
3. After approximately 5 seconds DEN 8 sheeted in and luffed to tack.
4. Contact occurred between the tiller extention of DEN 8 and the lower back of the helmsman on GBR 21.
5. DEN 8 did not make a penalty turn.
| ||DEN 8 failed to keep clear as required by rule 11|
| ||Rob Ware, AUS (chairman), Marianne Middelthon, NOR, Bill O'Hara, IRL, Noel Allen, AUS, Doug Sloan, USA|