1.1 The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2005-2008 (RRS). Classes permitting Category C Advertising (see RRS 76.1 and 79) are urged to refrain from displaying advertisements for businesses or products competing with those of the primary and support sponsors of the event.
1.2 Easily removable bow stickers shall be attached to the forward 25% of both sides of the boat's hull at all times while racing. The stickers are to be attached with the top approximately 6"-10" below deck level and with the leading edge approximately 10"-20" aft of the bow. Bow stickers will be provided in the Skipper's package. At the discretion of the Organizing Authority, bow numbers may also be required for some classes. If required, they will be provided and shall be placed on both sides of the boat's hull forward of the bow sticker
1.3 The Sailing Instructions will include a provision for arbitration of protests involving rules of Part 2 of the RRS and not more than two boats. This will change RRS 60.1(b), 63.1, 63.6, and 66.