Skip to main content
International
Lightning Class Association
Home2009 By-Law Amendment

By-Law Amendment

The proposed change to By-law ARTICLE VIII,  Par. 5 to add item vii. Shown in bold type.

5. PORTABLE EQUIPMENT

a) Mandatory

     i) Ground tackle shall be fluke-type anchor weighing not less than 1.8 Kg  (4 lbs) with 15.24 M (50 Ft) of line attached. Variation may be made only by specific permission from the Chief Measurer when local conditions dictate.

    ii) Compass

    iii) Bucket with a capacity of one gallon

    iv) Throw-able like preserver or cushion with an attached whistle

    v) Paddle

    vi) other life-saving equipment as required by government regulations.

    vii) A towline solely dedicated to towing and/or anchoring and readily available at all times. Line must be at least 15.24 M (50 feet) long with a minimum diameter of 9.54 mm (3/8 inches) and a minimum breaking strength of 1632.95 KG  (3600 Lbs).



Sponsor Number URL address
Sponsor 1 http://www.allenboatco.com/
Sponsor 2 http://www.capitallogoinc.com/shop/pc/home.asp
Sponsor 3 http://www.vtsailing.com/
Sponsor 4 http://nickelsboats.com/
Sponsor 5 http://www.onedesign.com/Default.aspx
Sponsor 6 http://awardandsports.securesites.net/
Sponsor 7 http://www.rookesails.com/
Sponsor 8 http://www.sailorstailor.com/
Sponsor 9 http://www.fabricraftcovers.com/
Sponsor 10 #

Lightning Class Supporters