The main benefit for sailors racing with an International Rating Certificate (IRC) is of course the exciting, competitive racing to be found in 40 countries across the globe. In addition we have negotiated some special extras for IRC racers in 2017…
IRC 2017 Rule 19.6 is corrected to read:
19.6 Any material in the keel fin of a keel type 10, 11 or 12 with a specific gravity greater than 8.0 (eg. lead) shall be declared in writing.
The rule text and rule changes document have been updated on the Rules & Definitions page
IRC Technical Committee
15 December 2016