The intention of the Class Rules is to define the design characteristics to ensure that boats are as alike as possible in all aspects affecting speed and handling so that racing is a true test of sailing skill. The boat’s characteristics of safety, constructional strength, ease of maintenance and moderate cost shall be maintained.
Wanderer hulls, hull appendages, rigs and sails are measurement and manufacturing controlled.
Wanderer hulls and hull appendages shall only be manufactured by a builder licensed by the copyright holder – in the class rules referred to as licensed builder.
Equipment is required to comply with the Wanderer Building Specification and official drawings.
Wanderer sails have no restriction on manufacturer.
Wanderer hulls, hull appendages, rigs and sails may, after having left the manufacturer, only be altered to the extent permitted in Section C of the class rules.
Rules regulating the use of equipment during a race are contained in Section C of these class rules, in The Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS) Part I and in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).
This introduction only provides an informal background and the Wanderer Class Rules proper begin on the next page.
The class permits In House Certification (IHC) for section G – Sails.
NOTE: THESE RULES APPLY TO THE BOAT WHEN IT IS RACING.
PLEASE REMEMBER: IF THESE RULES DO NOT SAY THAT YOU CAN – THEN YOU CAN NOT.