MLS 14 Day 1 Blue server race 1 - PC Batboat vs Bluesweden

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Batboat
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MLS 14 Day 1 Blue server race 1 - PC Batboat vs Bluesweden

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Submission Type:
Explanation and redress

1. Your registered Boat Name:
Batboat

2. Race Day:
1

3, Group (colour):
Blue

4. Race (number):
2

5. Time (in Replay):
21.08

6. Rule(s) applicable:
16.1 / 11

7. Boat(s) involved:
Blue Sweden and Batboat

8. Description:
Batboat is sailing closed hauled (port tack) towards green mark. BatBoat tacks to starboard and BatBoat is on starboard tack at 21:06. 21:08 umpire release a penalty (16.1) towards BatBoat. BatBoat requests cancel, but Bluesweden refuses to cancel. Bluesweden immediately withdraws from the race and apologizes.

Since Batboat is on starboard tack, Bluesweden should be DSQ for violation of rule 10.

Batboat was number 6 in the race at this moment and should therefore achieve redress as position 6.

9. Print Screen attached (required for a manual protest):
no

10. Replay attached (recommended):
No
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Re: MLS 14 Day 1 Blue server race 1 - PC Batboat vs Bluesweden

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Facts:
Bluesweden reacted promptly when Batboat completed his tack to starboard.
Bluesweden refused to cancel a penalty.



Conclusion:
Batboat didn't give Bluesweden room to keep clear and broke rule 15.
Batboat took a penalty in accordance with rule 44.1 and 44.2.

Decision:
Bluesweden to be disqualified under MLS rule 3.2.2.

The Protest Committee
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