An amendment sheet containing all the changes can be viewed at the following link – click here. It should be noted that national prescriptions may take priority over the ISAF text and you should check with your relevant authority.
A brief summary of significant changes:
3.14. Pulpits, Stanchions, Lifelines
Dyneema lifelines are no longer permitted for monohulls in Categories 0,1,2 and 3.
3.29 – Communications Equipment – Radar, AIS
3.29.1 p) Specifications for an alternative to a masthead AIS antennas have been made. (Category 0-2). A dedicated AIS antenna that is a minimum of 381mm mounted with its base at least 3m above water is accepted.
4.10 Radar Reflectors
The existing requirements have been amended, now specifying more performance details of any non-octahederal reflector.
The liferaft requirements have been simplified and also liferaft servicing clarified.
ISAF Offshore Special Regulations www.sailing.org/specialregs