Protest Number: 01
|Event: ISAF Sailing World Cup - Sail Melbourne||Race Number: 2|
|Protesting Boat: Jury||Protested Boat: 188607|
|Protest Details: contact with race committe boat|
At the start of race 2 Laser 188607 made contact with the pin end starting boat.  Immediately after clearing the starting line and before taking any penalty turns Laser 188607 capsized making further contact with the pin end starting boat.
After righting its self laser 188607 sailed up the windward leg of the course for approximately five minutes before taking penalty turns.
Laser 188607 was in breach of rule 31 and failed to exonerate as soon as possible after the incident as permitted by rule 44
W. Bell (Chairman),  E. Wold,  R. McCracken,  S. Schupak, and J. Collings