6/1/2011 1:57:03 PM

June 2011 - Protests II

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Posted: 6/1/2011 1:57:03 PM
Last month we talked about filing a protest. This month we will talk about what happens after you file it. First, you should determine whether there are any arbitration processes in place and when the protest/arbitration will be heard. Arbitration is becoming more and more common but I will assume for this month that it is not being used. I recommend helping the committee to find the boat that you are protesting. The protest may be heard sooner that way.
by Andrew Alberti
This page provides links to a set of articles original published in Kwasind magazine. The versions here include animated diagrams. The original articles can be found within the original magazines which are available online back to January 2007. 

Articles before December 2016 are based on the Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-12 or 2013-2016 and have not been updated to reflect the changes that apply as of January 2017 with the publication of the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-20. A copy of the new rules can be found on sailing.org.
Andrew Alberti has been writing these monthly articles in the Kwasind since early 1997.  They explain the Racing Rules of Sailing. Andrew is a National Judge and National Umpire. He is a member of the Sail Canada Rules and Appeals Committees. The interpretation of the rules contained in the articles is Andrew's and not that of the RCYC or any of the committees he sits on. 

Send your questions to Andrew at kyrules@alberti.ca.


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