Rule Changes Approved by ISAF-November 2002

Following are Class Rule changes approved by ISAF that are effective January 1, 2003. Changes to Class Rules 25.4 and 25.5 that were approved by Class members in November have been submitted to ISAF with a request for approval by April 1, 2003 and January 1, 2003, respectively. Notification will be sent when they are approved by ISAF.

Rule 2.6
Amendment: Delete current rule and replace with the following:

ADVERTISING - is permitted on the Farr 30 in accordance with the current ISAF Advertising Code, Category C, restricted as follows:

2.6.1 Advertising chosen by the individual boat may be displayed as follows: a) Half of the remaining length of the hull not reserved under ISAF Advertising Code 20.3 (d) may be used for advertising chosen by the individual boat. If advertising is not displayed on the sides of the hull, it may be displayed on each side of the cabin and the cockpit sides, subject to the same length dimensions. b) Advertising chosen by the individual boat may be displayed on the mainsail. Only one advertisement may be carried, and it may be on both sides of the sail. It shall be placed below the national letters and sail numbers and have a width no greater than two-thirds of the length of the foot of the sail and a height no greater than one-third of that width. Advertising on the spinnakers is not permitted. c) Advertising chosen by the individual boat may be displayed on the main boom, but displays shall be limited to the name, brand or product name, or logo of no more than four organizations. The aft three-quarters (3/4) of the length of the boom may be used if individual advertising is displayed.

2.6.2 In addition to advertising permitted in 2.6.1, the Class may request the following: a) The boat's type to be displayed on each side of her cabin-house, the lettering shall be no greater than 110 mm high by 305 mm wide. b) The Class World Council may request display of event advertising on the hull within ISAF Advertising Code 20.3 (d) and/or the forward 1/4 of the boom.

New Class Rule
Rule 2.7 Class Association
Amendment:
Add new class rule as follows:

To compete in a Farr 30 One Design regatta all owners and charterers shall be members of either the North American or European Farr 30 Class Association. Group 1 alternate helmsmen shall be Associate members of the Class, at half the subscription cost. In the case of multiple boat ownership, dues are payable for each boat owned. Dues apply to the calendar year, except that dues shall be (1/2) half the normal rate after September.

Rule 8.6
Amendment:
Delete the current rule and insert the following:

Normal painting of all surfaces.

Rule 10.3 (additions/changes to the original indicated in BOLD text):

10.3 DECK GEAR LAYOUT - Deck gear layout shall comply with drawing #101A in terms of size and specification and location of deck gear. All deck gear shall be non-custom standard production catalogue items. All deck gear items shown on drawing #101A are mandatory and shall not be moved, modified or removed unless otherwise permitted by these Rules or the Farr 30 Management Group. Where the location is not specified in these Rules the location is optional. Spinnaker block Item #33 from Drawing 101A may optionally be attached to pad-eye #40. Fairleads, cleats, jammers and padeyes are the only additional deck gear items permitted. The owner may replace the standard tiller extension after delivery of the yacht. The standard stainless steel footrests supplied with each Farr 30 may be moved to suit the helmsman but shall be installed on the cockpit sole. All equipment shall comply with ISAF Offshore Special Regulations (ISAF OSR) Category 4.

Rule 25.1
Amendment:
Delete current rule and replace with the following:

25.1 NUMBER OF SAILS ABOARD - unless otherwise prescribed by Sailing Instructions the number of sails carried aboard may be less than, but shall not exceed:

1 mainsail
3 jibs, one of which shall be the Farr 30 Class heavy weather jib (conforming to current ISAF Offshore Special Regulations)
4 spinnakers:

A storm trysail and/or a storm jib conforming to current ISAF Offshore Special Regulations may be carried in addition to class inventory. These do not require sail buttons.

(1) Masthead symmetric - which shall be constructed weighing no less than 40 grams/meter (polyester cloth is not permitted)
(1) Masthead symmetric - that shall be constructed from cloth weighing no less than 30 grams/meter
(1) Masthead asymmetric - that shall be constructed from cloth weighing no less than 30 grams/meter
(1) Fractional symmetric or asymmetric - that shall be constructed from cloth weighing no less than 40 grams/meter

Rule 36.1: delete.

Appendix 3 - Safety Equipment
Amendment:
Delete current rule and replace with the following:

ISAF Offshore Special Regulations category 4 safety equipment, or the category specified by race organizers, whichever is greater, shall be carried on the Farr 30 while racing. Farr 30 Class specific requirements for equipment, and exceptions to Category 4 requirements are listed below. In the case of the anchor, it shall be stowed under the starboard settee outboard of and level with the engine,

ITEM QTY MINIMUM WEIGHT Kg (each)

Fire extinguisher 2 ea. 1.0 Kg
Anchor with optional chain and
150' nylon anchor rode minimum diameter 3/8"
1 ea. 6.0 kg
Tools 1 set 2.2 kg

a) HATCHES & COMPANIONWAYS: A companion way hatch fitted with a strong securing arrangement operable from above and below including when the yacht is inverted shall not be required for Farr 30 Class Category 4 racing.

b) PULPITS, STANCHIONS, LIFELINES: Lower lifelines shall not deflect more than 100 mm between the lifeline and the deck when firm downward pressure is applied. Lifelines shall be continuous around a working deck, except for the gap in the bow pulpit as supplied from the manufacturer.

c) NAVIGATION LIGHTS: Shall be mounted as supplied from the manufacturer.

d) STORM & HEAVY WEATHER SAILS: A storm trysail shall not be required for Farr 30 Class Category 4 racing.

Drawing 101A
Amendment:
Add to item # 33 the following words and update parts number list to reflect currently available, Class approved replacement parts:

"Or Part Number 2990 1651 - 6O mm VF Single Ratchet Block."

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