Section G - Sails

Section G - Sails

G.1 Measurement

G.1.1 Two jibs may be measured in for any sanctioned event.

G.2 Sailmakers

G.2.1. Sailmakers shall be licensed by the designer, or after his death or retirement, the copyright

holder of the TASAR class design. No sail, including a replacement sail, is permitted unless it

was cut to the absolute co-ordinates of the panels specified by the designer, and finished in

accordance with the sail material and finishing specifications of the designer.

G.2.2. No person may recut any sail or otherwise change or affect any aspect of the sail or pierce the

sail for any reason other than effecting necessary repairs, repositioning batten protectors or

placing sail numbers thereon, or attaching ribbons, tufts, streamers, or the class emblem

thereto, or as provided for in G.2.3.

G.2.3 For dacron sails, leech take-up not extending more than 150 mm from the leech, for the

purpose of compensating for stretch with use, is deemed to be a repair. The associated restitching

may not extend more than 200 mm from the leech. Leech take up is not permitted for

mylar sails.

G.2.4. The mainsail and jib may be of different materials, either mylar or dacron, but may not be

changed during an event, except as permitted by rule C.2.1(c).

G.3 Mainsail


The class insignia shall be silk-screened, glued or sewn onto one or both sides of the sail all

within 2nd and 3rd batten pockets from the head point. Insignia attached to both sides must

be back to back.

G.4 Jib

G.4.1. The jib may be poled to windward or to leeward by use of the whisker pole and the whisker pole

need not be attached to the mast.

G.5 Battens

G.5.1 Battens must be solid fibreglass reinforced plastic but are not otherwise restricted except by


These class rules include changes approved by ISAF, 20/11/2014