IOM Racing Detail
Each event weekend consists of 3 races, of 3 laps. The number of laps can occassionally change due to wind levels.
IOM Racing Course Details
Course briefing 9:45
The race briefing takes place 15 minutes before the alloted start time.
Yachts on the water 9:55
All yachts must be on the water and behind the start / finish line 5 minutes before the start.
60 second count down
A 60 second countdown will start.
Any boats adjudged to be over the start line must return to cross the line agian or be disqualified. A signal of 'all clear' will be called if no boats have attracted a penatly.
Note: 3 laps per race.
IOM Scoring System
Points are allocated based on the number of entries, with one point awarded for first places, two for second etc. Points for not finishing a race are the number of boats +1, not starting the event is number of boats +2.
Example Points Table
Based on six yachts taking part.
|DNF (Did not finish)
||6 + 1
|DNS (Did not start)
||6 + 2
||6 + 3