Another Umpire Call for you today:
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J22; Beaufort 3; Calm Sea.
Blue & Yellow approach windward mark.
Blue enters 2-length zone clear ahead.
Yellow establishes an inside overlap in pos 3.
Blue protests in pos 5.
Yellow leaves the zone clear ahead..
What is your decision?
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Answers after the break
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RRS 18.2(c) (pos 1, Yellow keeps clear)
RRS 18.2 (c) switches off in pos 3 because Blue passes head to wind
RRS 18.2 (a) Yellow becomes inside boat in pos 3
Blue keeps clear.
No rules broken, no penalty; Green/White Flag