MLS Season 11, Race Day #4, Group Red, Race #10, Explanation

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Egon
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MLS Season 11, Race Day #4, Group Red, Race #10, Explanation

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Submission Type: E

1.Your registered Boat Name: Egon POL-VSC

2.Race Day: 2

3.Group (colour): Red

4.Race (number): 10

5.Time (in Replay): 11:35

6.Rule(s) applicable: 15

7.Skipper(s) involved: Egon, Petter

8.Description: Egon is sailing on port tack, Petter is sailing starboard tack. Egon tacks to give room and ends a tack close hauled on the starboard tack. Petter bears away a little and Nadeo gives penalty 15 to Egon. Petter was able to sail clearly without changing course. Egon cancels a penalty and Petter accepts.

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PC Admin
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Re: MLS Season 11, Race Day #4, Group Red, Race #10, Explanation

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Facts :
> Egon is on port
> Petter is STB
> Egon completes her tack to leeward of Petter
> Petter bears away sligtly and there is contact between the boats just over a second after Egon completes the tack
> The VSK umpire gives a penalty for RRS15 to Egon, which he cancels

Decision
> Egon gave Petter room to keep clear, so he did not break RRS15
> Egon's explanation ACCEPTED
> Petter DSQ for breaking RRS11
> No further action

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