The Brazilian 29er Class and the Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro (ICRJ) invites the sailors to participate in the 2019 29er South American Championship that will be held from April 15 to 21, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil.
The races will be sailed in the Bay of Guanabara, the same location as the final races of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
More information is available on the regatta web site including the Notice of Race.
International 29er Class Rules
The latest 29er Class Rules are now available. Effective 8th January 2019.
This introduction only provides an informal background and the International 29er Class Rules proper begin on the next page.
29er hulls, hull appendages, rigs and sails are manufacture controlled.
29er hulls, hull appendages, rigs and sails shall only be manufactured by licensed manufacturers – in the class rules referred to as licensed manufacturers. Equipment is required to comply with the International 29er Builders Construction Manual and is subject to a World Sailing approved manufacturing control system.
29er hulls, hull appendages, rigs and sails may, after having left the manufacturer, only be altered to the extent permitted in Section C of the class rules.
Owners and crews should be aware that compliance with rules in Section C is responsibility of the sailor. Rules regulating the use of equipment during a race are contained in Section C of these class rules, in ERS Part I and in the Racing Rules of Sailing.
Official overall results where competitors who are not members of the International 29er Class Association at an event are scored DNC as per Notice of Series
Unofficial overall results where competitors who are not members of the International 29er Class Association have a penalty of 2000 points added to the overall Nett points score. Competitors are still able to see the result they achieved at an individual event.
International 29er Class Association Constitution 2018
The International 29er Class Association Constitution was updated following the World Council meeting held in Helsinki during the 2018 European Championship. The updated constitution is available in PDF format - 2018-Constitution.pdf.