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2021 FFI Ballot Result


The FFI Ballot was completed on 11 October 2021  and all items were approved.


The Class Rule Changes are subject to  approval by World Sailing,  once they approve the changes they will come into effect on 1 March 2022. 


The first two items related to the FFI Constitution can come into effect immediately and will be updated on the FFI website very shortly.


The response to the ballot was 50% of the voting members, this compares with 40% who voted in the 2019 ballot.




Championship Schedule



Total FOR

Total Against

ITEM 1: CONSTITUTION CLAUSE 9.10 Changes to the Class Rules shall take effect from1 March 2022, rather than on (or after) 1 March 2023.




ITEM 1 A: CONSTITUTION CLAUSE 8.1.(d) Deletes part of the wording to make the website the Main source for class information




ITEM 2: A 4 SAIL ENDORSEMENTS In-House Certificate numbers may be used on sails, and on Measurement Certificates.




ITEM 3: B 8.1 B 8.2 WEIGHT  Hull weight reduced from 138 kg to 133 kg minimum, & maximum corrector weight also reduced by 5 kg, to 16 kg.




ITEM 4: B 11.6 SPINNAKER POLE(S) Spinnaker pole length retained at 2000 mm, with the length of pole clarified to include attached end items.




ITEM 5: B 13.5.1(e) MAINSAIL CONSTRUCTION Mainsail windows increased in number to 3 windows, from 2 windows. Total window area is unchanged.




Date Event
9 - 10 October 2021 20th Belgium National Championship SNEH, Lac de la Plate Taille Belgium
16 - 19 December 2021 South African National Championship, Durban (off-shore)
Event Postponed Australian National Championship,
20 - 26 Aug 2022 FFI European Championship & Class 75th Anniversary
Cowes Corinthian YC, Cowes, IoW, UK
9 - 23 March 2023 FFI 23rd World Championship, International Regatta & Australian Championship
Fremantle, Western Australia
Summer 2025 FFI 24th World Championship, International Regatta & UK Championship, Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy, England, UK
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