Purpose – Class Rules

Logo_D2_300_fWe are proud to announce the creation of the International Division II Class Association (ID2CA) which will also be an associate member of the International Windsurfing Association (IWA). Our goals are to regroup windsurfers sailing Division II sailboards as well as to promote and develop again the Div II Class throughout the world.

A Division II sailboard is defined as a round bottom sailboard built to International Displacement Division Measurement Rules initially set by the International Board Sailing Association (IBSA) and approved by the International Yacht Racing Union (IYRU) from 1979 to 1992. An objective of ID2CA is the conception and production of new Division II boards and sails using new technologies, according to existing Class Rules (1979-1992).

Under Class Rules (1979-1992) two racing divisions are defined – Category A and Category B.

ID2CA have developed Class Championship Rules to define how their championship racing shall be organised, and these rules also include an Addendum to Class Measurement Rules (1979-1992) that introduce the concept of a Category C division within the Class.

Category A

– Boards built between 1979 and 1992, which are compliant with Class Rules (1979 – 1992).
– Type A sails: triangular ‘one-design’, short-battened sails with maximum sail area of 6.5 sq.m.

Category B

– Boards built between 1979 and 1992, which are compliant with Class Rules (1979 – 1992).
– Type B sails: fully battened with a maximum sail area of 7.5 sq.m.

Category C

– Boards that are not 100% compliant with Class Rules (1979-1992) but must comply with Class Rule dimensions and meet the Category C Addendum requirements.
– Open in design and use of materials; with maximum sail: size 9.5 sq.m for heavyweight men, 8.5 sq.m for women and lightweight men.

Mast (CR 3.5)

The length of the mast for “Type A” rigs shall not exceed 4800mm measured from the deck at the mast foot.
For “Type B” rigs the length of the mast shall not exceed 5300mm.
For “Type C” rigs the length of the mast shall not exceed 6000mm.

Boom (CR 3.6)

The size of the boom is optional for “Type A” and “Type B”
The size of the boom shall not exceed 3000mm for “Type C”

Limitation of Equipment (CR 5)

During the regatta only one board, three sails and two centerboards may be used. Not more than two sails shall be greater than 6.5 m2 measured in accordance with these rules. Only one sail and one centerboard shall be carried during a race.

The Class Rules should be read for full details about the measurement rules for D2 equipment.

Appendix A – Procedure for Division II Sailboards Measurement

The ID2CA regattas will be run according to the Championship and Racing Rules.

ID2CA Annual Ranking System

 

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