Safety Equipment

De klasse regels vereisen een aantal verplichte items aan boord ten behoeve van de veiligheid. Deze items zijn vast onderdeel van controle gedurende kampioenschappen. Zorg er dus voor dat alles aanwezig is. Klasse regel 6.12 is in 2013 toegevoegd.

6.1 At least one fixed marine type compass of magnetic card or digital type capable only of instantaneous readout.
6.2 One fog horn.
6.3 One water-resistant flashlight with spare batteries and bulb.
6.4 Life jackets or buoyancy aids for each member of the crew as required by local regulations.
6.5 One marine first-aid kit and manual.
6.6 One paddle not less than 1200mm in length.
6.7 One manual bilge pump and a 10 liter capacity bucket with lanyard.
6.8 One anchor with or without chain of combined minimum weight of 5kg with 30m of non-floating warp having a minimum diameter of 8mm. When carried, the anchor, chain and warp shall be secured together ready for use and shall not be stowed on or under the cabin sole over the ballast keel. The minimum weight of the anchor shall be 3 kg and the maximum weight of the chain shall not exceed 4kg.
6.9 Code Flag B and copy of the current Racing Rules as issued by the National Sailing Authority.
6.10 Safety equipment prescribed by local race management not otherwise included herein . . . such as flares, etc.
6.11 All yachts shall carry two fenders of not less than 152mm in diameter and not less than 406mm in length or two spherical fenders not less than 240mm in diameter.
6.12 One dedicated heaving line of greater than 19m in length (It is recommended this is a floating high-modulus polyethylene fiber tow line of not less than 6mm diameter.)