RULE WEIGHT CONDITIONS
BUILDER’S WEIGHT - Shall include the completed hull, deck, keel, rudder, interior and deck gear in a complete and finished condition as set out in 15.1 and 11.1 with the following included:
- windows and hatches
- berths and cushions
- wheel and / or steering system
- electrical - panel, lights, batteries (total weight noted on BCC)
- plumbing - sinks, 2 bilge pumps, head, tanks, Y valve overboard discharge
- deck hardware - blocks, tracks, cars, cleats, jammers, organizers, pulpits,
- stanchions, pushpit, lifelines, winches and handles, compasses, padeyes, fittings for forestay, shrouds and backstay and hydraulic ram, mast collar.
The boat in this condition shall not weigh less than 4530kg or more than 4680kg (see 15.0). Note: If electronics are on the boat at the time of weighing, an allowance of 20kg shall be deducted when calculating the corrector weights.
Weight correctors shall be added if necessary to bring the total weight to 4630kg.
RE-WEIGHING AFTER THE BOAT HAS LEFT THE FACTORY. - A boat may be voluntarily re-weighed (at owners expense) once each calendar year, under the guidelines of Rule 15.1, and as set out in Appendices 1 and 2 after it has left the factory. The boat shall be in Builders Weight condition. Apart from bunk cushions and winch handles, all loose and removable items including liquids shall be removed, as shall mast, standing and running rigging, boom and spinnaker pole. Weighing shall be carried out by a Class Measurer and shall be by single or double point lift with a load cell of appropriate weight range recently calibrated to the satisfaction of the Class Measurer. The re-weighed boat in this condition shall not weigh less than 4630kg or more than 4730kg. The removal or re-fixing of corrector weights shall be supervised by a Class approved measurer.