Protest Number: 09
|Event: Audi Etchells Worlds 2009||Race Number: 5|
|Protesting Boat: Sail # 768 ||Protested Boat: Sail # 1058 |
|Protest Details: Rule 10 1st windward leg|
AUS 768 was sailing to windward on starboard tack NZL 1058 was sailing to windward on port tack on a converging course with 768 786 luffed to avoid contact with 1058 at the same time 1058 bore away and made contact with 768 causing serious damage. Neither boat exonerated
1058 on port tack was required by RRS 10 to keep clear of 768 on starboard tack and failed to do so resulting in a collision causing serious damage.