Etchells News

Posts from August 2018

Test Rules Hull

Q: What is the answer to this Hull rule question?

Test Administration Rule

Q: What is the answer to this test Administration rule question?

2018 Annual General Meeting announcement

The 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 1700 at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Brisbane, Queensland, AUS.

2018 Canadian National Championship

The 2018 Etchells Canadian Nationals was combined with the inaugural Hans Fogh Memorial Regatta. It was sailed out of the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, Hamilton, Ontario, which was the home club for Hans Fogh.

Lawrie Smith 2018 Etchells European Champion

The 2018 Open Etchells European Champion is Lawrie Smith racing Colin (Glandore Harbour YC ) with Gonçalo Ribeiro, Ella Bennett and Pedro Andrade. The 2018 Corinthian European Etchells Champion is a team from the Royal London YC Etchells Youth Academy, skippered by Will Bedford, racing Shamal with Fraser Woodley, Nik Froud, and Henry Collison.

2018 Worlds Measurement Information Update

Prior to the 2018 Brisbane World Championship the International Governors Committee would like to draw your attention to the Class Rules and Appendices.

News from Class Chairman Kitto

The Chief Measurer and the ODTC Chairman have advised that apertures (commonly referred to as slots) cut through the deck in lieu of jib tracks are in contravention of Class Rules, including (but not limited to) C.7.1(d) and D.2.3(b). This interpretation is supported by the IGC