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SAI i In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations these sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

 

SAI ii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the national or international governing body these sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

 

SAI ii.i  BUCS will offer a Fleet Racing, Match Racing, Team Racing and Yachting Championships. The Championships are held under the International Racing Rules of Sailing, RYA Racing Charter and will be subject to the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for each individual event.

 

SAI iii Dispute at events: In line with REG 4.4.3, should a dispute occur at an event the event appeal panel shall be as outlined in the relevant event Sailing Instructions.

 

SAI 1        Fleet Racing Championships
There will be a Fleet Racing Championships held annually. Entrants will be split into the following classes: Laser, Firefly, Fast Handicap and Slow Handicap (subject to numbers). There will also be Men’s and Women’s Team Championships extracted from the results of these classes. To be eligible for the Team Championship the boats must be single sex (helm and crew must be the same sex in double handed boats). Teams are made up of the top 3 boats from each university who have raced in fleets of 15 or more, calculated at the end of the event.

 

SAI 2        Match Racing Championships
There will be an Open Team Match Racing Championships held annually. Each team shall consist of 3-5 competitors. The particular team size each year will be confirmed in the Entry Information and Notice of Race.

 

SAI 3        Team Racing Championships
There will be a Mixed Team Championships held annually. Each team shall consist of 6 competitors, at least 2 of which must be female. Teams qualify for the finals through an area qualifiers system as published by the British Universities Sailing Association annually.

 

SAI 4        Yachting Championships
There will be a Mixed Team Yachting Championships held annually. Each team shall consist of 8 competitors, at least 2 of which must be female.

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