Rules

Class Rules

The RYA Technical Department maintain the Merlin Rocket class rules, as we are a national class.
You can view the rules in PDF format on their website:

Rules
 
RYA Technical Committee Merlin Rocket Class Rule Interpretations. 
 
 
Jib Head Support and Stiffening

(The RYA may change this link occasionally, please use their website search box or their menu entry for racing/technical if you have trouble.)


N.B. The RYA also run the Portsmouth Yardstick (PY) system - see Merlin Rocket handicap rating.
 
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Winder What?
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spinnakers - gentle warning...
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2018 HD Sails Midland Circuit prize evening & social gathering
martin smith04/03/2019 15:48:18 - Martin Smith5304
T-Foil rudder on Merlins?
04/03/2019 09:02:30 - R Geek112466
Salcombe M/R Week = accommodation available
Mike Colles27/02/2019 21:40:03 - Mike Colles5192
Crew needed for Burghfield
Carl27/02/2019 20:54:13 - 2861
Gear Guide 2018
Pip27/02/2019 16:17:39 - 3671
Pwllheli ST Volunteers
Fixtures Man16/02/2019 18:50:30 - 4371
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James Gibbons27/02/2019 09:44:59 - Paul Downing12306
HD sails for sale.
Ben 376722/02/2019 23:51:15 - 3651
Chichester ST
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Pwllheli ST Volunteers
Fixtures Man16/02/2019 18:50:26 - 3111
Starcross Steamer
James W16/02/2019 09:15:40 - James Wells3421
Inlands Results 2018
Pip14/02/2019 10:48:22 - Ally5885
North sails for sale
Dave Lee 11/02/2019 18:48:04 - Dave Lee7343
Merlin Week Flight preferences 2019. FINAL CALL.
Salcombe Yacht Club11/02/2019 18:05:17 - 4051
Gear Guide 2017
Pip11/02/2019 13:04:49 - Pip4012
Blithfied Barrel 2018/19
Tim Male07/02/2019 18:12:34 - Tim Male11945
Midland Circuit Prize Returns
Martin Smith04/02/2019 11:14:50 - Martin Smith3631
Centreboard
Simon03/02/2019 11:24:38 - Scam6294
Mast track problems
Logan01/02/2019 18:35:16 - D.H111226
Merlin Nationals 2021 Venue
Ian Mackenzie01/02/2019 18:25:13 - D.H9357
Jim Park
Colin31/01/2019 16:21:50 - Keith_Callaghan12117
Tales variations
Chris P. Bacon30/01/2019 18:18:52 - 4501
Merlin week flights
Salcombe Yacht Club29/01/2019 17:33:46 - 5171
Merlin Week 2019 MROA membership. IMPORTANT.
Salcombe Yacht Club29/01/2019 16:59:18 - 4521
Merlin Week 2019 MROA membership. IMPORTANT.
Salcombe Yacht Club29/01/2019 16:58:59 - 3351
Salcombe Week 2020
Tim Male28/01/2019 15:49:59 - Ian Mackenzie246219
Centreboard For Sale.
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A nice boat for someone...
Derik Palmer26/01/2019 08:46:11 - Mike Liggett7073
whereabouts of Merlin Rocket no.3002
John Turner24/01/2019 14:33:17 - Rebecca Baker189114
Brian Southcott
Pat Blake23/01/2019 14:24:48 - Tamesis Club13457
Wanted - Sovereign launching trolley
Dan22/01/2019 16:33:02 - 33706214
Wanted: Compass
Richard22/01/2019 10:21:13 - Richard5073
Bow tack, yes or no?
John Cooper16/01/2019 10:22:51 - Ben3767160916
Itchenor Winter Warmer
George Yeoman15/01/2019 16:37:44 - 5381
tack fitting
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Mainsail design
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of HDs for sale (1st at Salcombe Week and only used for this regatta)
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Crew for Salcombe
Tim Barr02/01/2019 11:19:17 - 5471
Main halyard working loads
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A new Merlin Rocket design for 2019
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Grafham Hand Prix Sunday 30 Dec
Dave18/12/2018 14:24:58 - Dave4582
Sponsorship
RC371515/12/2018 20:39:05 - 5531
Gear guides
Claire14/12/2018 13:40:44 - Pip8165
John Harris
Richard Harris11/12/2018 19:17:07 - Dave & Jenny Philpott183216
Free sails
Chris Jennings10/12/2018 18:41:55 - Chris Jennings5762
Hull epoxy
Richie dugdale09/12/2018 16:13:49 - Rod & Jo13766
Main Halyard 2:1 length
Chris G 361309/12/2018 01:19:03 - Gareth Griffiths NHRC77513
merlin 2800
neil parkinson @ [email protected]03/12/2018 01:09:04 - 3181
Various Newbie Questions
Chris G 361328/11/2018 20:06:52 - Grozzer81382910
Magazine
Chris26/11/2018 19:00:29 - 4321
Sailwave series templates
JMac08/11/2018 18:36:44 - JMac7763
15 % off Magic Marine for MROA Members
Lou Johnson31/10/2018 13:40:02 - sophie7347
Welcome to new members
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Nautilus Imland Championships - next weekend
Chris M29/10/2018 20:18:32 - Ross11288
Epifanes clear gloss varnish - help please
Richard Saunderson28/10/2018 14:14:41 - Richard Saunderson98010
Salcombe 2019 entry update
Ross26/10/2018 18:21:27 - Graham Cranford Smith163211
Lymington - online entry refund?
Dave C24/10/2018 18:33:32 - Plus One5642
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