The RYA have issued new Merlin Rocket rules valid until 31/12/2020
The RYA will issue a briefing note by Wednesday 4th March 2020 to explain the reason for the amendment to rule C.8
The current Winder Fenced rudder complies with rule C.8 these rudders can be used in any race until 31/12/2020 as can any other rudder that is compliant with the rule.
The class membership can vote to accept rule C.8 at the next AGM in July or they can vote not to accept rule C.8.
If the first option is adopted rule C.8 as published on 28/02/2020 will remain beyond 31/12/2020
If the second option is adopted rule C.8 will revert to the version published on 07/11/2019 at 0001hrs 01/01/2021.