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Guidance on PN Handicaps

The National 18 is a three-person dinghy. The class rule C.2.1 require National18’s to be raced with three crew, this includes all class championships and club regattas. The class rules allow for local club league racing to have reduced crew numbers at the club’s discretion. If a National 18 enters an event and expects to utilise the published National 18 PN numbers, then she must comply with the class rules. If she does not, then the organising authority should consider applying an alternative handicap number. The National 18 dinghy has evolved and modernised in its design and weight since its
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