shall include respirators, equipment batteries, calipers, trusses, braces, personal flotationdevices, safety equipment and any item that the event Measurement Committee deemsappropriate.Ballast shall be added to the hull of each Liberty competitor whose body weight, seatingand ancillary equipment amount to less than a minimum weight. Minimum weight,quantum to be
added and place of addition shall be determined by the event MeasurementCommittee, and announced at a time to be determined by the event Measurement Committee.
Each entrant shall meet or exceed the minimal disability criteria as prescribed in the 2005IFDS Functional Classification System and present him/herself for classification by theevent Classification Committee. The
Classification Committee will determine theeligibility for this Regatta of
those who do not hold current IFDS FCS passports.Prior to entry for the Regatta, each competitor is strongly advised to obtain specialistmedical opinions about the high likelihood of eligibility.
For the duration of the Championship, each Provided Boat competitor will be providedwith a standard seat. A wide range of materials will be provided and a skilled team will be assigned to customizes seats to the needs of competitors. Subject to the decision of theevent Measurement Committee in any one case, ‘seating’ will include head support,thoracic supports, hand rest, leg restraint, foot stop, servo-control positioning device andthe like.
Measurement in accordance with class rules will be carried out as per the event schedule.Measurement checks and inspections may be carried out at any time. A boat notified of inspection shall follow the instruction of the Race Committee.
Each entrant shall comply with all decisions of the event Safety Committee, and shallobey all reasonable instructions of event Safety Officers. All competitors shall wear personal floatation devices that comply with current specifications issued or approved bya National Authority affiliated to ISAF, or by a National Standards Organisation.
10. Sailing Instructions
Sailing instructions will be available at registration.
Courses will be as described in the Sailing Instructions.
12.1 The Low Point scoring system (
Appendix A.4) will apply.12.2 Five (5) races are required to be completed to constitute a series.