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USMYA Mini Class Rules

US Mini Class Maximum Sail Area Rope Rule
US 6.7 5.5m2 ( 59.2 ft2 ) (See #1 below) 6.7m Rope Rule
(see #2below)
 
1. Sail area does include the luff sock area of the sail. The luff sock is restricted to a maximum of 4 ½ inches in width when measured with the sail laying flat. This measurement is made from the leading edge of the luff sock to the trailing edge of the luff sock. The trailing edge of the luff sock is defined as the physical edge of the material forming the luff sock. The mast and boom area are not included in the sail area measurement
2. US Mini 6.7 uses the 6.7m Rope Rule, where yacht footprint must fall within 6.7m (264 in) 6 mm (¼ in) diameter loop of rope.
3. Additional ballast (weight devices), ballast may be used, but must not be moveable. Ballast shall not be removed or added during a race.
4. Mechanical camber inducers are not allowed to be used.
5. Wire stayed masts are not allowed and all mast constructions have to be fabricated out of round cross-section materials, tapered or non tapered.
6. Enclosed bodies are not allowed. An enclosed body is defined as body work that covers any portion of the pilots’ body when seat belted in yacht, when viewed from above. The pilot must be able to place one foot on the ground when seat belted in the yacht.
7. Tire and wheel aerodynamic cowlings (covers) are not allowed. Front wheel gravel guards are allowed.
8. US Mini Class 6.7 will start from a stationary position on the starting line, with no outside help pushing.
9. Pilots have to start race seat belted in yacht.
  All NALSA Rules Apply When Applicable
  U.S. MINI ASSOCIATION ESTABLISHED IN YEAR 2000

 

Revised 06/30/2017

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