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2005 USDST Ranking System

CURRENT STANDINGS

SONAR - Must sail, must count both events:

Rolex Miami OCR

January 24-28, 2005

Miami, FL

Disabled Midwinters

March 25-27, 2005

St. Petersburg, FL

2.4 Metre - Must sail, must count both events:

Rolex Miami OCR

January 24-28, 2005

Miami, FL

Disabled Midwinters

March 25-27, 2005

St. Petersburg, FL
Scoring:
  1. Must sail, must count the minimum number of events as specified for each class above.

  2. Final Finish Position (not net points) counts towards Series Standings.

  3. Low Point Series Scoring using RRS rule A4.1, except that Final Finish Position will be used instead of individual race scores. RRS rules A4.2 and A9 are specifically NOT in force for the series scoring.

  4. All boats count as place holders in the Final Finish Position. (Men, Women, Mixed, International)

  5. If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, the tie shall be broken in favor of the boat with the better finish at Rolex Miami OCR.

  6. If less than three eligible teams or individuals compete in the minimum number of events to qualify for the team, the Olympic Sailing Committee may name fewer than three teams or individuals to the Team.


Additional Scoring Policies

  1. In order to count towards series score, helm and crew members must be eligible to represent the USA in the 2008 Paralympic Games.

  2. For triplehanded teams, two of the three sailors, including the helm must be the same at all of the qualifying events that are counted towards the ranking.

  3. In extremely unusual circumstances such as a medical emergency, the OSC ExCom may approve an exception to this policy.


Non Events

  1. If the Rolex Miami OCR is a non event, the OSC will announce new procedures for team Qualification, which may include existing and/or new qualifying events.

  2. If the Disabled Midwinters is a non event, the system will become must sail, must count Rolex Miami OCR.