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2021 FFI Ballot Result
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2021 FFI Ballot Result

The FFI Ballot was completed on 11 October 2021 and all items were approved.

The Class Rule Changes are subject to approval by World Sailing. Once they approve the changes they will come into effect on 1 March 2022. 

The first two items related to the FFI Constitution can come into effect immediately and will be updated on the FFI website very shortly.

The response to the ballot was 50% of the voting members, this compares with 40% who voted in the 2019 ballot.

Item

 

Total FOR

Total AGAINST

ITEM 1: CONSTITUTION CLAUSE 9.10 Changes to the Class Rules shall take effect from1 March 2022, rather than on (or after) 1 March 2023.

 

234

30

ITEM 1 A: CONSTITUTION CLAUSE 8.1.(d) Deletes part of the wording to make the website the Main source for class information

 

244

19

ITEM 2: A 4 SAIL ENDORSEMENTS In-House Certificate numbers may be used on sails, and on Measurement Certificates.

 

248

16

ITEM 3: B 8.1 B 8.2 WEIGHT  Hull weight reduced from 138 kg to 133 kg minimum, & maximum corrector weight also reduced by 5 kg, to 16 kg.

 

140

124

ITEM 4: B 11.6 SPINNAKER POLE(S) Spinnaker pole length retained at 2000 mm, with the length of pole clarified to include attached end items.

 

248

16

ITEM 5: B 13.5.1(e) MAINSAIL CONSTRUCTION Mainsail windows increased in number to 3 windows, from 2 windows. Total window area is unchanged.

 

242

24

ITEM 6: B 13.8.2(a)(i) SAIL LIMITATIONS Sail limitation changed to any four sails per year, from one set of 3 sails per year (mainsail, jib & spinnaker).

 

228

36

ITEM 7: B 14.5 PROHIBITIONS Prohibition on radio communications may be changed by the Notice of Race or the Sailing Instructions.

 

252

12

ITEM 8: B 15.3 EQUIPMENT Requirement to carry an anchor may be changed by the Notice of Race or the Sailing Instructions.

 

233

31

 

 

 

 

 

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