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Liberty Racing Rules 2018

Racing Rules Test
Choose the best answer and for the situations presented explain briefly why and what rules you used.
You may reference the US Sailing rule book 2017-2020
70%  correct is required for skippers.
Everyone is encouraged to complete this.
You may also complete the rules test at the seminar on April 29th

2. 1.  "Starboard" is a required hail. *This question is required.
3. 2. If a boat catches the anchor line of the committee boat but quickly gets off without touching the committee boat they still must do a one penalty turn for touching the mark.. *This question is required.
4. 3. If boat A tacks, so that she is now on the same tack, and Windward to boat B because boat B has now acquired right-of-way, she must initially give boat A room to keep clear *This question is required.
5. 4. A boat racing is not an obstruction to other boats unless they are required to keep clear or avoid her. *This question is required.
6. 5. A boat that touches the pin while finishing, because her bow has crossed the finish line, has finished and does not need to take a penalty. *This question is required.
7. 6. When hailed for "room to tack" the boat hailed must either tack or say "you tack" even if the hail breaks rule 20.1. *This question is required.
8. 7. While a boat is tacking, because she is unable to maneuver as changing course, other boats must keep clear of her. *This question is required.
9. 8. The skipper alone is responsible for ensuring that the rules are followed. *This question is required.
10. 9. 6 minutes before the start a boat on port is involved in a collision with a starboard tack boat, there are no injuries but fiberglass can be seen in an area where the collision occurred, both boats may start the race with no penalties since they were not yet racing. *This question is required.
11.  10. A DSQ score based on an infraction of the "fair sailing" rule can be thrown out. *This question is required.
"P" - will be used to designate a port tack boat
"S" - will be used to designate a starboard tack boat
"L" - will be used to designate a leeward boat when the boats are overlapped, and
"W" - will be used to designate a windward boat