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IC24 Class Rules (6-8)

6.  OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

6.1
The following are permitted when racing:

6.1.1
Barber haulers for the jib and spinnaker restricted as follows:
a) Fittings fixed to the deck shall not exceed one pad eye with or without attached block, mounted as per Plan A deck layout.
b) Tackle shall be limited to a single part of rope, which may be attached to the headsail sheet by a block, hook or cringle between the sail and
track mounted sheet block.
c) One barber hauler per side in use at any time.
d) The Barber haul rope may be led to a pad eye described in Plan A deck layout or a stanchion base and/or through standard turning blocks and trimmed to a cleat or halyard/sheet winch.

6.1.2
a) The type and location of deck blocks and cleats for halyards, mainsail, jib and spinnaker sheets, backstay, cunninghams, outhaul, leech tensioning, spinnaker boom topping lift, foreguy and reefing equipment as
per Plan A.
b) Spinnaker sheet turning blocks may be attached to any of the lifeline stanchion bases for the purpose of trimming the spinnaker.

6.1.3
One mechanical masthead wind indicator with or without light.

6.1.4
Additional strengthening material or devices on spreaders and/or spreader brackets to prevent movement while racing.

6.1.5
Spare wood tiller and tiller extension(s) of any material and a measured rudder.

6.1.6
A two way radio.

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6.1.7
Additional safety devices to comply with local regulations as indicated in the sailing instructions.

6.1.8
A second mainsail leech tensioning device (or outhaul control) of synthetic rope of not more than 4:1 power ratio.

6.1.9
One foot rest located just aft of mainsheet cleat on centerline of boat.

6.1.10
Tack horns for headsails and mainsail.

6.1.11
One spare spinnaker/jib pole not to exceed class maximum length.

6.1.12
Foam or plastic cushions may be fitted to the lifelines.

6.1.13
Up to 4 berths cushions not exceeding a total weight of 21 kg.

6.1.14
A companionway step box or icebox between the bunks on the cabin sole with an empty weight not exceeding 9 kg.

6.1.15
Separate container(s) with no more than 10 liters of fresh water.

6.1.16
One fixed marine type compass of magnetic card or digital readout type capable only of instantaneous readout. (Compasses capable of displaying stored headings and/or performing calculations for storage of tactical information shall be allowed.)

6.1.17
Fire extinguisher(s): type and capacity required by local regulations.

6.1.18
Manual bilge pump.

6.1.19
Installed spinnaker turtle attached to interior of boat with shock cord as part of assembly.

6.1.20
Shock cord with turning blocks to keep forward hatch and rear lazzerette hatch closed.

6.1.21
Shock cord with turning block to support/return backstay bridle to upper most position.

6.1.22
Shock cord strap between/attached to lifelines to assist in retaining spinnaker pole to deck when not in use.

6.1.23
Batten poker/tube, of any design, attached to bow of boat for the prevention of spinnaker sheets falling under boat while racing. Max length of 8” forward of the bow measured in a horizontal plane. Device shall be rounded at end/sides, be flexible, and easily broken or deformed in the event of collision.

6.1.24
Count down watch affixed to deck or mast as an independent device or as part of digital compass.
6.1.25Clips/snaps/or Velcro attached to shroud chainplates and/or turnbuckles for the purpose of retaining spinnaker halyard and or topping lift when not in use.

6.1.26
Cockpit fabric storage bags of any dimension/quantity.

6.1.27
Tool box, sailbags, mainsail cover, storage bins, ice chest, personal gear, airhorn, sail repair material, miscellaneous gear to affect maintenance of
the boat, sails and equipment.

7.  PROHIBITIONS

7.1
The following are not permitted:

7.1.1
Hydraulics.

7.1.2
Running backstays or devices to simulate such.

7.1.3
Wire strop for the backstay.

7.1.4
Halyard locks or hook up devices.

7.1.5
The use of a foresail halyard or mechanically adjustable device to vary the measured length of the forestay.

7.1.6
The use of any installed genoa and jib roller furling equipment when racing.

7.1.7
Spinnaker guy struts.

7.1.8
Stowage of the spinnaker pole on the main boom.

7.1.9
Spinnaker chutes through the deck.

7.1.10
The setting of the luff and foot of the mainsail outside the distinguishing bands as defined in Rules 3.5.2(d) and 3.5.5(c).

7.1.11
A wire strop or the use of wire in the mainsheet control system.

7.1.12
Bushed or unbushed holes or slots to feed halyards or control lines through the deck, hull or transom.

7.1.13
Any equipment or device to feed halyards or control lines below deck.

7.1.14
Except as permitted under Rule 6.1.2, quick throw devices, levers, tackle boxes or other equipment that may increase the power ratio of the running
rigging.

7.1.15
Double luff or double luff tape sails.

7.1.16
"Angling" of headsail tracks which are approximately parallel as provided standard.

7.1.17
Not in use.

7.1.18
The use of titanium and carbon fiber (except as allowed per Rule 3.5.6). The use of other exotic materials that are not commercially manufactured
and readily available, on the open market, at prices competitive with similar fittings and equipment manufactured with non-exotic material.

7.1.19
The use of elastic (shock) cord, except to adjust closing of the forward and rear lazerette hatch(s), tensioning of storage pouches in cockpit, backstay
adjustment bridle, forward spinnaker pole retainer deck strap, and tiller extension.

7.1.20
Any thru hull fittings.

7.1.21
Below waterline Knot meters, depth sounders, water temperature sensors.

7.2
Other than specified in Rule 6.1.1 the trimming of jib sheets by means other than by a sheet from the clew directly to the fixed block fastened by plunger pin or screw pin to headsail tracks.

8.  RESTRICTIONS WHEN RACING

8.1
The following practices are not permitted when racing:

8.2
Notwithstanding other provisions of ISAF Rule 42, 42.3 or 49, the following actions are prohibited at all times:

8.2.1
Sudden movement of the body forward or aft (ooching).

8.2.2
The pumping of the headsail, mainsail, or any trim of the spinnaker sheet, halyard and guy to promote surfing or acceleration of the yacht. This changes ISAF Rule 42.3C, eliminating Rule 42.3C as an exception.

8.2.3
Hanging on the mast, shrouds, halyards or turnbuckles to promote roll tacking or gybing.

8.3
No member of the crew shall station any part of his/her torso and/or legs outside the lifeline other than temporarily, this changes the provisions of ISAF Rule 49.2.

8.4
ISAF Rule 44.1 and 44.2 shall be changed to a one-turn penalty consisting of one tack and one gybe in the same direction, except for an infraction of the Racing Rules of Sailing # 18.3 (tacking at a mark), where the penalty shall remain at two turns. Rule 44.3 shall not be in effect. All other aspects of ISAF Rule 44 shall be in effect.

8.5
ISAF Rule 30.2 shall not be in effect.

 

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