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IACA Technical Committee Clarify 'A' Class Rudder Measurements

The IACA technical committee and World Sailing agree a clarification. A rudder hanging clarification was posted on the IACA website 27/1/16 to clarify our interpretation of rudder hangings and since that time the issue has been raised by a number of individuals and measurers as to how this interpretation can be ruled on and how a sailor is to know if he is class legal or not. As stated in my advise of 27/1/16 the original interpretation was put in place to restrict the use of extended rudder gantries etc. and until recently appeared to adequately cover this. Rapid change has taken place over the past year with the advent of foiling and rudder design and rudder attachment and position have re

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