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by jon ssimpson
03 Sep 2014, 02:04
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales
Replies: 11
Views: 9404

Re: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales

James I think we were aware of the reasons why tell tales in their various possible locations might be useful but this thread was about their compliance or otherwise with the class rule as written. The request for " salient pro ‘aft of leech’ points " was an attempt to ensure that all relevant argum...
by jon ssimpson
26 Apr 2014, 21:23
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales
Replies: 11
Views: 9404

Re: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales

Earlier in this thread I asked if people could suggest arguments that would allow this interpretation to be concluded in line with that originally suggested by IOMICA wrt the last part – tell tails flying aft of the leech. Although I doubt anyone has any particular interest in preventing this, as ou...
by jon ssimpson
13 Feb 2014, 20:05
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales
Replies: 11
Views: 9404

Re: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales

Lester, In suggesting it IOMICA could easily change the rule so that this interpretation becomes academic I was referring to the fact that, I think, it would be fairly straightforward and un-controversial to define what a 'tell tale' is - you might not even have to bother with stiffness for example....
by jon ssimpson
10 Feb 2014, 00:04
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales
Replies: 11
Views: 9404

Re: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales

Lester, Although it's incumbant upon the respective TCs to consider the possibility that skippers might use tell tails to effectively stick on a patch of sail material overlapping the leech which they claim is a tell tail, I think we have to remember that many would just want to use a long, thin ver...
by jon ssimpson
27 Jan 2014, 21:46
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales
Replies: 11
Views: 9404

Re: Interpretation of IOM CR - wind indicators & telltales

IOM Interpretation on Tell Tails and Wind Indicators, IOMICA/IRSA Sub Comm Robert, This is posted per your email request for discussion of this interpretation to be public, and located on this thread. Perhaps interpretations generally should be carried out in this way to improve the transparency of ...