Procedural Questions for Protest and Redress Hearings

Published on October 14th, 2013

The US Sailing Appeals Committee recently published Appeal 111 and 112 that answers questions regarding the administration of protest and redress hearings.

Appeal 111
Rule 65, Informing the Parties and Others
If an action is not specifically discussed in the rules of Part 5, Section B (Hearings and Decisions), a protest committee may act as it considers appropriate. Full report

Appeal 112

Definitions, Party
Interpretations of the definition Party and rule 63.3 (Right to Be Present) concerning representation in hearings, and a discussion regarding the terms in Terminology in the Introduction of The Racing Rules of Sailing. Full report

These decisions, along with the entire US Sailing Appeals Book, can be read in its entirety at

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