Meeting on the previous day, after consultation with the Fairness
2. 2 To resume racing at a later time when conditions have improved, after
consultation with the Fairness Committee;
2. 3 To omit a round of the event (e.g. semi-finals) where adverse conditions have stopped racing for a significant period of time or where
the weather forecast indicates that racing will not be possible on
any of the remaining days. In such a case the composition of the
next rounds will be determined on the basis of the results of those
rounds that have been completed and may necessitate more than
six crews in each race. Wherever possible the rankings of the crews
in the previous rounds will be used as the basis for the composition
of the next rounds.
2. 4 To implement the Time-Trial System for each individual race, e.g. if
there were four heats from the official draw, then there shall be four
separate Time-Trial Races.
2. 5 To reduce the length of the race to no less than 1,000 m where conditions are so adverse that no other alternative is possible.
3. Results from the previous rounds of racing may be used other than in
accordance with the normal progression system.
SeC TIon 6 – The Start
Rule 67 – At the Start
the first 100 metres of the regatta course constitutes the start zone.
A crew may enter the start zone if permitted by the starter, but shall not
enter the racing lanes until all crews from the preceding race have left the
start zone and the starter has attributed a lane to the crew. crews must
be attached to their starting positions at least two minutes before the
designated start time.
the starter may start the race without reference to absentees. A crew arriving
late at its starting position may be awarded a Yellow card by the starter.
Rule 68 – The Starting Procedure
the starter shall inform the crews of their starting positions. He shall
start the race when the crews are ready and when the Judge at the start