May 15, 1978
Mast, Spreaders, Boom, Spinnaker Pole, and Forestay. All of these items must be
supplied by C & C Yachts or an approved builder, and may not be altered except for
normal maintenance. Sections must be within design tolerances in dimensions and
Mast weight, completely Jigged, must be more than the minimum of 100 lbs., and no
mast may have its wall thickness changed, or its center of gravity altered by drilling holes,
etc. Any weight needed to reach the minimum weight must be added at the spreaders.
All fittings (halyard blocks, exits, cleats, tangs, masthead fittings, mainsheet blocks, vang
and reefing gear, spinnaker pole end fittings, roller furling gear, etc.) are optional, except
that no factory supplied fitting may be removed without replacing it with another fitting
of at least equal size, weight and strength.
Standing Rigging. May be replaced, but only by wire of equivalent strength and
diameter. No solid rigging is permitted, nor are additional stays or struts allowed. The
forestay may not be shortened or extended, so as to alter mast rake. The backstay may be
terminated as desired, except mechanical advantage may not exceed 8:1 on 2-part wire, or
4:1 on split yoke (see drawings) or equivalent. No hydraulics are allowed. Turnbuckles of
equal size, weight and strength may be substituted.
Deck Layout. Deck layout is completely optional, except that no more than three
winches may be used and no winch of greater rating than the winches supplied by the
builder is allowed.
Sheeting Restrictions. Mainsheet rig is optional, except that the main traveller may not
Genoa sheeting is restricted to a 24 in. track, located on the deck by the design drawings.
Jib sheeting is restricted to the self-tacking track supplied with new boats, except that the
Race Instructions may permit a barber hauler led through a fixed block within six inches
of the edge of the deck.
Spinnaker sheeting is not restricted by Class Rules.