Safety Requirements:

(From the 2018 Notice of Race)


4.1 All boats shall conform to the current International Sailing Federation Special Regulations Governing Offshore and Oceanic Racing, including the US Sailing Prescriptions for Monohulls (or Multihulls), Category 3 With Life Raft. Life rafts are not required to have a canopy or insulated floor.

Multihull Division boats are required to carry either life rafts as in 4.1 above, or an Immersion (Survival) suit for each person on board, having an inherent reserve buoyancy of at least 15.5 lbs and that otherwise meets SOLAS requirements. Wet suits or dry suits do not comply with this requirement. It is strongly recommended that Multihull boats also carry life rafts in accordance with ISAF OSR as an additional safety measure.

All competing boats shall carry the following NOAA charts – Number(s) 11462, 11452 & 11442.

Each Skipper or Owner shall declare his or her vessel’s eligibility and shall affirm that the vessel complies with any and all equipment requirements for this race.

To find your boat's requirements please use the link below:

ISAF Offshore Special Regulations.


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