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Penalty points applied to fleet

17 JAN 2014

Penalty points applied to fleet

Penalty points applied to fleet

Race Director Justin Taylor has informed the fleet of the penalty points they have incurred during Legs 2 and 3 due to damage to the boats, equipment and sails during racing  - shaking up the leaderboard once again.

The Race Committee keep a running total of the total costs of lost and damaged equipment and impose penalties points as required.

Race Director, Justin Taylor, said, “The penalty points system is a way promoting good seamanship by reminding and encouraging the fleet to look after their equipment and sails. In this case the penalty points have really impacted the positions on the overall leaderboard.”

The penalty points mean that Derry~Londonderry~Doire has moved into third place with GREAT Britain slipping into fourth position. To view the overall race standings and applied penalty points please click here

The points are not allocated when the damage is done but when it is repaired or replaced.  Leg 4 (Races 5, 6 and 7) are still to be calculated and damage for Races 1 and 2 has already been applied.

Leg 2 and 3 penalty points have been deducted as follows: 

CV20 - 2 points for sail damage

CV21 - 1 point for boat and/or equipment damage

CV22 - 1 point for boat and/or equipment damage and 2 points for sail damage

CV23 - 1 point for boat and/or equipment damage

CV24 - 1 point for boat and/or equipment damage

CV25 - 2 point for boat and/or equipment damage

CV26 - 2 point for boat and/or equipment damage and 2 points for sail damage,

CV27 - 0 points

CV28 - 1 point for boat and/or equipment damage

CV29 - 2 point for boat and/or equipment damage and 4 points for sail damage

CV30 - 1 point for boat and/or equipment damage

CV31 - 2 point for boat and/or equipment damage.