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Lifeline stanchion/gate #17642
01/27/18 08:31 AM
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usa1136 Offline OP
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Is it allowed to remove the "extra" stanchion and stanchion brace on the starboard side that creates the gate?

Re: Lifeline stanchion/gate [Re: usa1136] #17643
01/27/18 12:40 PM
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Yes, the gate is considered an option and you are permitted to remove it. Of course you still need to comply with rule 5.4.2.2 concerning the lifelines.

Larry Christy
J30 Chief Measurer

Re: Lifeline stanchion/gate [Re: LChristy] #17658
02/03/18 02:58 AM
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Has anyone ever asked J if they shipped any J30s without gates?

Re: Lifeline stanchion/gate [Re: Charlie Hurd] #17660
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Judicious has never had a gate fitted.

Re: Lifeline stanchion/gate [Re: Charlie Hurd] #17661
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FAT CITY has no gate. Never had gets in the way when racing


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