written by Matias Collins on February 25 of 2020 and read by 646
Dear Soling Sailors
World Sailing just approved and made effective on March 1st of 2020 the Class Rule changes requested by the ISA Committee and endorsed by the Annual General Meeting past 2019 annual meetings held in La Baule, France, during the 2019 Soling World Championship, the ones are related to allow carbon composite in other parts of the rig.
These new changes will allow Carbon on Main and Spinnaker boom allowing new technology and providing more options for replacements in case of material failure.
For developers: Carbon is allowed but other specifications remains the same, please carefully check them.
Please duly note the full new rules are posted at: https://www.soling.com/classrulebook.asp