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Mini rules


The underlined sections indicate the changes compared with the previous issue.

The Mini Rules and Mini Rules for Production Boats include information on measurements and what in general is checked during the measurement sessions.

In case of a discrepancy between the French and the English version, the French version of this Guide shall prevail.






These rules are applicable from January 1st in the race year, to all Mini boats. The Administrative Council of Classe Mini has full and exclusive authority to modify and interpret the rules. The official measurer is responsible for the application of the rules and can insist on a demonstration if necessary.

The ongoing ISAF rules (ERS and OSR categories 1 to 5) apply. These rules are changed as follow:

- 3.02.2, 3.02.3: “daggerboard (and keel) boxes” does not apply, is replaced with the obligation of having a resistant cover perfectly waterproof in all points.

- 3.03: is replaced with article R-2

- 3.08.1: is replaced with article J-11-f of the Guide Mini.

- 3.08.3: “companionway” does not apply, is replaced with the application of the minimum standard of ISO 11812, article 8.2.2, table 5, category of conception B, “semi-fixed coaming” and article 8.2.4., the companionway hatch being the “mobile part”. For the application, see article J-11.

- 4.01.2: “Sail letters and numbers” changed, see article J-22 of the Guide


- 4.26.4.f: does not apply.

- 3.14.3.g: may not apply to the pulpit and first stanchions starting from the front if necessary so that once folded, spars are within the beam determined in J-3.

- Appendix K: does not apply.



The Mini Rules are designed to encourage offshore racing on small, moderately-priced monohull racing boats with short-handed crews.

The rules are intended to promote the research and development of security and performance of these sailboats in offshore racing.





J-1          HULL

A Mini boat is a monohull, ie, a boat with only one flotation plane, regardless the angle of the heel between 0° and 95°, in which the depth of the hull in all its sections must not decrease in the direction of the axis of symmetry.


J-2          LENGTH

J-2-a      The length of the hull must not exceed 6.50 meters.

J-2-b      This measurement does not include:

-          the rudders, their foils if there are, and their fittings,

-          the bowspirit bobstay fittings,

-          the equipment to produce electrical energy,

-          the pushpits and pulpits,

-          the windvane pilots,

-          the safety hatch.

J-2-c      No element added to the hull should allow its extension.


J-3          WIDTH

Without the boat healing, the beam must not exceed 3 meters.


J-4          DRAFT

The draft must not exceed 2 meters, regardless of the angle of heel between 0° and 95°.


J-5          AIR DRAFT

The air draft must not exceed 12 meters. The point of maximum air draft is determined by the exit point of the upper halyard exit.


Grandfather clause: for boats built before January, 1st 2008. J-4 and J-5 do not apply. The addition of the draft and the airdraft must not exceed 14 meters.



Average freeboard: minimum 0.75 meters at the gunwale level except for boats built before January 1st 1995.


J-7          COACH ROOF

The overall volume of the coach roofs in cubic meters must be of at least the maximum beam in meters divided by 6.


J-8          DECK CAMBER

The deck camber must be of at least 5% of the beam at the gunwale level of the section, see figure 2. Boats built before January 1st, 1995 have no deck camber limit.


J-9          WALKWAY

The deck camber must be of at least 5% of the beam at the gunwale level of the section, see figure 2. Boats built before January 1st, 1995 have no deck camber limit.

J-10        BULKHEAD

A watertight bulkhead must be installed aft of the perpendicular of the bow and located between 5% and 15% of the LWL.

There must be a hatch that can allow someone to check the compartment;

the hatch must be watertight and solidly fixed to the bulkhead.


J-11-a    Boats must be constructed so as to be able to face high seas.

J-11-b   The cockpit floor must be a minimum of 15cm above the water- line.

J-11-c    All through-deck bolts must be smooth cut and protected.

J-11-d   All boats must be equipped with one or more toerails, with a mini- mum height of 30 mm starting immediately from the back foot of the pulpit and stopping in line with the companion way or the cabin top.

J-11-e   A place to lay down shall be provided inside the boat.


J-12-a    All hull openings must be equipped with appropriately sized softwood plugs fixed nearby. The plugs for the speed log and depth sounder must be attached near their thru hull.

J-12-b   Each appendage box passing to the inside of the boat must be watertight.

J-12-c    The hatch boards for the companionway and deck openings must be watertight.

J-12-d   Hatch boards must be fixed to the boat by hinges (fixed or on a

groove) with a system which cannot be freed without tools.

J-12-e   The hatch boards for companionways must be equipped with one single locking system that can be operated from both inside and outside the boat.

J-12-f    Hatches or companionways with an area higher than 0.071 m² must open so that the mobile part moves towards the outside at the time of opening.

J-12-g    There must be a minimum fixed coaming of 125 mm to the companionway.

J-12-h   If control lines pass through the hull or deck, the entry point must limit water entry as much as possible.


J-13        SAFETY HATCH

J-13-a    A watertight safety hatch must be fitted on the transom (see figure 2), except for boats built before January, 1st, 1995.

J-13-b   The hatch must allow the skipper, liferaft and survival container to pass through.

J-13-c    Access to this hatch must not be obstructed by any fixed element

(batteries, fuel cell...) from inside and outside.

J-13-d   This hatch must be above the waterline, regardless the position of the boat.

J-13-e   It must be equipped with a locking system that can be operated from inside and outside of the boat, acting on the same locking system and with an outside handle.

J-13-f    Watertightness of the hatch must not be obtained by sticking, fil- ling or in general by a system that would slow down or minimize the opening.

J-13-g    The safety hatch must be connected to the boat by hinges.

J-14        MATERIALS

J-14-a    Materials with a density greater than lead are prohibited.

J-14-b   Titanium is forbidden.


J-15-a    A minimum of two stanchions per side, one pulpit and one or two pushpits are required. Lifelines, including lifelines across the stern shall be permanently supported at intervals of not more than 2.20 m.

J-15-b   The pulpit, pushpit and stanchions must be welded, bolted or bonded through the deck.

J-15-c    Every pulpit, pushpit and stanchion must have a minimum of

three fixed points.

J-15-d   Distances between pulpits, pushpits and stanchions shall never be greater than 360 mm. It must be impossible to pass a 360 mm circle between them.

J-15-e   At least 4 stanchions, must have a supporting leg orientated to- wards the inside of the boat. Among these 4 stanchions, the first two starting from the bow must have this supporting leg.

J-15-f    Authorized materials: stainless steel and aluminum.

J-16        LIFELINES

J-16-a    The boat must be equipped with two lifelines that must go around the boat.

J-16-b   The lifelines must be made of at least 4 mm stainless steel wire or at least 5 mm ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (Dyneema, Spectra…). The lifelines and their fixed points must be able to resist a load test of 1100kg, without breaking or pulling out.

J-16-c    Protective covers must allow a visual inspection for wear.

J-16-d   The height between the upper lifeline and the deck must be between 45cm and 60cm. No vertical opening shall exceed 38 cm between intermediate lifeline(s).

J-16-e   The lower lifeline must be halfway between the deck and the up- per lifeline. The intermediate line shall be 23 cm or more above the working deck.

J-16-f    Webbing may not be used instead of steel cable for lifelines.

J-17        JACKLINES

J-17-a    Boats must be equipped with textile jacklines on each side of the boat. They must extend aft enough to hook a harness while stee- ring.

J-17-b   Jacklines and their fixed points must be able to resist a load test of 1100kg, without breaking or pulling out.

J-17-c    Jacklines must be connected to fixed points through the deck.

J-17-d   All boats must have a fixed point near the hatchway to clip on with a harness.

J-17-e   Boats have to have a system allowing the ascent of a person who has fallen overboard.


J-18-a    Water ballast is allowed if the tanks are fixed and located inside

the hull and part of the structure of the boat.

J-18-b   The total volume of water ballast must not exceed 400 liters sym- metrically placed along the longitudinal axis of the boat. It must be possible to completely fill every water ballast tank with a 25mm outside diameter hose.

J-18-c    It must be possible to maintain the water ballast tanks empty or full regardless the heel.

J-19        FLOTATION

J-19-a    Each boat must be constructed with flotation volumes of at least 1200 liters, spread over a minimum of 4 distinct areas, including the volume incorporated in the building of the hull (exclusive of the deck).

J-19-b   Except for the hull, these flotation volumes must be located at least 400 mm below the adjacent gunwale and guarantee normal trim in case of water flooding.

J-19-c    Flotation volumes must have an absorption capacity of less than 5%.

J-20        APPENDAGES

The following are defined as appendages: rudders, daggerboards, foils, fin and any other device aspiring to create a hydrodynamic lift.

Appendages can increase the beam defined in J-3 once the start has been taken. However, the beam must not exceed 6,50 meters in the widest configuration.

Once the starting line has been crossed, appendages can increase the draft beyond the limit determined in J-4.

J-21        STABILITY

J-21-a    As for angles of vanishing stability, the boat must have positive stability with a 45 kg weight (not including the Archimede’s effect) at the upper halyard exit and the boat in the most unfavourable configuration regarding the ballasts, movable weight and mast(s). The boat must not have flooding water.

J-21-b   As for small angle of stability, the boat must not exceed a 10 degree heel angle with the most unfavourable ballast, movable keel and mast(s) configuration.

J-22        BILGE PUMPS

J-22-a    Each boat must be equipped with two fixed manual bilge pumps. One operable from inside the boat and the other one from outside the boat. The bilge pump handle must be secured close to each pump.

J-22-b   These two pumps must be operable with all the hatches closed and the pump must discharge at a rate of at least 0.5 liters per stroke.

J-22-c    These two pumps must be in accordance with the standard ISO 15083.

J-22-d   When the water ballast pump is utilized as the bilge pump, the switch from ballast to bilge function must be done only by the action of valves. It is not permitted to mount multiple pumps on the same hose.


J-23-a    The sail number of the boat will remain the same for life. The number is provided to each boat by Classe Mini. It must be dis- played distinctively on each side of the hull within the first 25 % of the length of the hull and on the deck. No graphic element shall alter the legibility.

J-23-b   Lettering must be 50 cm high and made of a full 10 cm wide line of the figures. The colour has to be contrasting and font as legible as possible.

J-23-c    Lettering on the deck has to be of a vivid colour (red or orange) or white in the centre of a vivid colour circle (red or orange).

J-23-d   For any registered boat, the registration number must be written so it is visible inside of the cockpit and from the steering position. The writing has to be minimum 1cm high and 0.1 cm wide. The colour has to be contrasting and the font as legible as possible.



J-24-a    Masts passing through the deck must be watertight internally from the mast foot up to the first halyard exit, otherwise, mast openings inside the boat must be less than 300mm from the mast foot.

J-24-b   The mast must be equipped with a system preventing the mast foot from lifting.


J-25-a    The forestays, the backstays, the shrouds (permanent or temporary) must be fixed inside the length of the hull.

J-25-b   The luffs of non-hanked sails shall not be considered as stays if they can be hoisted or dropped simply using a halyard.

J-26        BOOM

The boom must not extend beyond the vertical of the furthermost aft point of the hull or deck.


J-27-a    They must enter the rectangle determined in J-2 and J-3. A tolerance of 30 mm is allowed for fixed components.

J-27-b   Any spar, sprit or pole should be easily removed and fit within a rectangle 50 cm wide and 1 m long, centered on the vertical of the stem and may extend over the hull extension during the starting procedure.


J-28-a    Mast: all materials are authorized, except those prohibited in the article J-14.

J-28-b   Lateral shrouds and the main forestay: all materials are authorized, except those prohibited in the article J-14.

J-29        SAILS

J-29-a    The number of approved sails carried on board must not exceed seven (7). This must include a storm jib.

J-29-a-1               This storm jib must have a maximum real area of 4 m², a minimum weight of 340 g/m² and be a fluorescent colour. It must be possible to be hanked, and reefable to 2,5 m² if necessary.

J-29-a-2               A fluorescent colour sail, with a maximum real area of 5m² and a minimum weight of 340 g/m² can be taken on top of the 7 authorized sails. It must be possible to be rigged as a trysail.

J-29-a-3               Double trysails and storm jibs are forbidden.

J-29-b   Sails made of different parts that can be linked, will count as the number of possible sail combinations.

J-29-c    The sails may not pass the upper halyard exit except sails with no rigid connection to the rig, and which come out entirely of the vertical box once set-up.


J-30-a    Mainsail: woven polyester and polyester film with one window of

a maximum area of 0,2 m².

J-30-b   Headsails: woven polyester and polyester film.

J-30-c    Spinnaker: nylon.

J-30-d   Sails with no rigid connection to the rig: any material mentioned above.

J-30-e   Reinforcements (unstructural element added) allowed in high density polyethylene (HDPE), aramids, woven polyester and poly- ester film.

J-30-f    Materials of battens, batten pockets, leechlines, batten strain systems, slides, hooks, cringles, ropes, heads, tell tales… are free. (the article J-14 applies).


J-31-a    The boat number must be on each side of the mainsail, stormsail, hanked on headsails (jib, genoa, storm jib...).

J-31-b   Additionally, the mainsail must also display the national letters and the logo of Classe Mini, available from Classe Mini office (minimum diameter of 60cm for mainsails made after January, 1st 2016). National letters must be above the race number of the boat and starboard letters above port side’s.

J-31-c    Dimensions of the numbers and letters are defined by the International ISAF rules (RRS 2013-2016, Appendix G, Article G1.2), that is to say:

-          height for figures and letters: at least 300 mm,

-          space between figures or letters: at least 60 mm.

J-31-d   All the sails except the trysail (J-29-a-2) have to have a class sticker affixed. They can be requested from Classe Mini office. These labels must be stamped before the first use of the sail in a race.






Unlike prototypes, production boats must remain a boat easy to produce, to operate, to maintain and to fix. The idea of the production boat mini rule is to allow participation in races of the official Mini calendar with a controlled budget.



1)            Production boats must be in accordance with Mini Rules and Production Boat Mini rules. In the event of a conflict between the two rules, the specifications of the Production Boat Mini Rules shall prevail.

2)            The structural integrity must be kept such as the shipyard delivered it. This obligation applies to the following points:

-              hull,

-              structure,

-              deck,

-              fitting,

-              rigging chain plates,

-              keel,

-              rudders,

-              rigging.

Classe Mini association can accept changes if proposed by the project manager or the owners association.

Generally speaking, it is not possible to remove any material from the shipyard’s standard equipment. It is also not allowed to add some.

3)            The following equipment must remain identical to the standard from the shipyard equipment, to maintain safety:

-              pulpit, pushpit and stanchions,

-              hatches and portholes,

-              safety hatch,

-              hatch board for the companionway,

-              steering system.

4)            On January, 1st 2016, Classe Mini has ratified the following boats as production boats: Pogo 1, Pogo 2, Zéro, Super Câlin, Tip-Top, Naus, Dingo, Ginto, Dingo 2, Mistral, Nacira, Argo 6,50 (Mini sails numbers 835 – 836 – 844 – 848 – 857 – 858 -859 and 860), RG 6.50, Ofcet 6,50 and Pogo 3.




S-1-a     Hull: glass monolithic / polyester or plywood minimum density of 0.4) / epoxy, glass-based core materials allowing polyester infusion.

Production materials / methods like prepreg are forbidden.

Note: materials like SORIC or equivalent are allowed.

S-1-b     Deck: balsa or foam sandwich, glass / polyester or monolithic glass/ polyester or plywood / epoxy, glass-based core materials allowing polyester infusion.

Production materials / methods like prepreg are forbidden

Note: materials like SORIC or equivalent are allowed.

S-1-c      Deck and hull reinforcements and deck and hull structure: only the authorized materials in

S-1-a and S-1-b are allowed. Plain wood is authorized for the structure.

S-1-d     Rudders. The following are forbidden materials: epoxy resin (epoxy foam core is authorized), carbon fibre, aramid, titanium. All the other materials are authorized.

S-1-e     Keel fin: cast iron* and cast steel solid section. Any surfacing material is authorized providing it does not contribute to the keel structure nor exceed 10 mm thick at any point. A reasonable mar- gin can be accepted at the trailing edge. Lead coating is forbidden.

S-1-f      Keel bulb: lead, cast iron* and cast steel. Any surfacing material is authorized.

*Density over 7.1

S-1-g     Pulpit, pushpit and stanchions: stainless steel.

S-1-h     Chain plates for runners, backstay, forestay and shrouds: stainless steel or glass polyester if they are part of the deck or hull’s mold.

S-1-i      Lifelines: stainless steel. The lashings at both ends must have a maximum length of 100 mm. Rope has to be changed every year.

S-1-j      Mast:

-  tube: must be made of extruded aluminum with a weight of 2.1 Kg/m minimum. Tapering is possible above the forestay hound fitting,

- parts and reinforcements: plastic, aluminium and stainless steel,

- standing rigging (including forestay, lowerstays, any lateral shrouds, backstays, chain plates and their turnbuckle terminations, runners and check stays) shall be stranded stainless steel cable. Rod and dyform cable is forbidden,

- halyard lock or lashings are forbidden for the standing rigging.

Guide line: runner blocks, checkstay blocks and lower-stay blocks can be fitted

to the cables by lashings not exceeding 100 mm.

S-1-k     The use of spinnakers outriggers outside lifelines is forbidden.

S-1-l      Other spars: aluminum is the only authorized material for tubes.

S-1-m    Carbon fibre: it is strictly forbidden to use carbon fibre except for:

- solar panel support,

- tiller extentions,

- instrument supports,

- specifics of the boat (appendix D).

Grandfather clause: production boats ratified before January 1st, 2013 provi- ded with carbon fiber elements which are not in the above list and that are mentioned in the appendix D can keep them.

S-1-n     Sails

Material for mainsail is woven polyester.

For sails stamped before January, 1st 2010: woven polyester and polyester film.

Guide Line: sails made before January, 1st 2010 that were not stamped will be accepted with proof of purchase (invoice, bill of order…).



S-2-a     Measures are calculated in the configuration defined in J-21.

S-2-b     Maximum draft: 1.60 m.

S-2-c      Average freeboard at the gunwale level: minimum 0.80 m (the measurement of this will include the number of points required to know precisely the real average freeboard).

S-2-d     The overall volume of the coach roof in cubic meters must be of at least the maximum beam in meters divided by 5.

S-2-e     Deck camber: minimum 6 % of the beam at the gunwale level of the considered section.

S-2-f      Minimum headroom: 1.40 m minimum at the higher part.

S-2-g     Rigging

S-2-g-1   Maximum air draft: 11 m. The other specifications of article J-2-d


S-2-g-2   The boom must stop at least 25 cm before the transom with main- sail up.

S-2-g-3 Bowsprits: article J-21 applies with the following limitations:

- material: aluminum,

- the bowsprit installed in its stowed position must not be outside the line of the gunwale.

- installation: the rotation must occur on the bow,

- maximum length, from the point of rotation to the end of the tube: 2.40 m

S-2-g-4 Grandfather clause: production boats whose first boats were built before January, 1st 2011 and equipped with a bowsprit system authorized up to December, 31st 2010 can be equipped with the same system.

S-2-g-5   Maximum number of bowsprits or spinnaker poles authorized on board: two.


S-3         FLOTATION

S-3-a     Besides the minimum flotation volumes mentioned in article J-19,

boats must provide 3 stability volumes:

- Minimum individual volume: 100 litres,

- Minimum global volume : 400 litres (volume of the hull and deck excluded).

S-3-b     These volumes must be located completely above the existing flotation volumes and can go up to the deck:

- The first one against the crash bulkhead,

- The other two at the stern on each side, along the hull planking and less than 1 metre from the transom.

S-3-c      These volumes must be fixed in such a way that they can resist loads of at least the value of their buoyancy, whatever the heel or the trim of the boat. The fixing system is determined by the architect / designer and / or the shipyard and/or the owners’ association.


S-4         STABILITY

S-4-a     The boat lying at 90° must have a positive righting moment with a load of 55 Kg at the maximum air draft for boats built after January, 1st 2013.

For existing boats, a measurement campaign will be held to have

the applicable value preserving the uniformity of the fleet.

S-4-b     The configuration of the boat for the measurement test is deter- mined in article J-15-a.



S-5-a     Water ballast is forbidden. Any fixed tank that can be filled or emptied with sea water with the intention of changing the boat’s stability (longitudinal or transverse) and the boat’s inertia is considered as a water ballast.

S-5-b     Appendages

S-5-b-1   Maximum number of appendages: 1 keel and 2 rudders.

S-5-b-2   Keel must be fixed while sailing. Lifting rudders are forbidden. S-5-b-3   Appendage profiles must conform as specified in article S-6.

S-5-c      Batteries: Lead batteries are the only authorized type.

S-5-d     Equipment: at least 2 coach roof opening portlights and 1 deck opening hatch is mandatory. This rule does not apply to production boats first built before January 1st, 2011.

S-5-e     Repairs: repairs causing structural damage must be reviewed by the Technical Committee and/or the measurer.

S-5-f      Electric and electronic equipment

Autopilot: the autopilot system on board and its sensors have to be uncomplicated, cheap and easy to use in the respect of this production boats rules.

The administrators of the Classe Mini reserve the right to forbid any equipment if it does not comply with the spirit of the rule.

Nota: the article E-16 applies.






See appendix D.



S-7-a     Construction

S-7-a-1 All boats of the same production must be built by the same professional shipyard. Classe Mini is the only one that can accept a possible change of shipyard.

S-7-a-2 The construction of the boat can only be under the shipyard’s responsibility. However, the owner can take part in the construction of his boat in the shipyard, but cannot build her entirely.

S-7-a-3 The construction must be made on the basis of a female mold (glass monolithic) or a plug (plywood).

S-7-a-4 The minimum construction configuration to deliver a boat is: hull with deck and keel box/trunk ready to receive keel if keel is not installed. Appendages can be delivered separately but must be finished and ready to install.

S-7-b     Boats must be identical in regards to their components’ specifications and scantlings.

S-7-c      The geometry of the various parts of the boat must be strictly the same (except the sails).

S-7-d     Concerning the standing rigging, the boom, the spinnaker pole, the bowsprit and the mast, boats must be in accordance with the nomenclature or the measurement book the architect provided.

S-7-e     The architect and/or shipyard and/or class association must pro- vide Classe Mini with the limitations detailed in article S-6.

S-7-f      A ratification file must be sent to Classe Mini who is the only entity entitled to let a new boat race according to the ongoing Production Boat Mini Rules. This file has to be sent to Classe Mini when asking for the first sail number.

S-7-g     Documents

S-7-g-1 For the first boat:

- identification number of the boat,

- certification that the boat respects the European Rules regarding the stability, the freeboard and the buoyancy,

- designs, including:

. sail plan,

. rigging plan and nomenclature,

. deck plan,

. inside fittings plan,

. hull and deck structure plan,

. nomenclature of the materials for the rudders,

. keel plan,

. bowsprit plan.

- all the specific limitations detailed in S-6.

S-7-g-2   For every one of the nine following boats:

- copy of the certificates of conformity to the rule for leisure production boats,

- date of construction,

- hull number.

S-7-h     The boat will be declared a production boat once:

- the ratification file specified in S-7-g-1 and S-7-g-2 is sent to Classe Mini and the Measurement Committee proposes the file to the Administrators’ council who validate the boat,

- the shipyard has built 10 strictly identical boats,

- Classe Mini has measured at least 3 boats,

- Classe Mini and the class measurer have visited the shipyard (at the shipyard’s expense) in order to check the conformity of the building methods. The visit has to occur during the building of the first two boats and before the third one, the keel fin and bulb have to be shown before and after surfacing.

- the same boat has sailed without major incident:

. 2 000 NM in official Mini Races with at least two 500 NM legs non stop,

. one of the 1000 NM single handed qualifying courses specified in article R-8-c, non stop.



For all production boats in production beyond the tenth boat produced, one unit per ten can be randomly drawn by Classe Mini at the end of its construction for a full measurement (fees charged to the shipyard).

In case of non-compliance, inspections of boats in production but not yet measured can be elected by Classe Mini (fees charged to the shipyard).

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Joel Gaté - official measurer of the Classe Mini
Joel Gaté - official measurer of the Classe Mini

Inspection meetings will be scheduled during the year. It is incumbent upon each skipper to ask Classe Mini for the dates of the inspection meetings and to book an appointment for one of them.


All unmeasured boats or any boats measured but modified on any inspection point effecting the measurement (especially prototype boats) must be inspected at one of these meetings, particularly in the event of significant lightening of the batteries or life raft.


Measurement meetings can be possible for boats competing in an A level race, after the last official race occurring before the A level race, but only under specific conditions as defined by the Administrative Council.


Every boat must comply with the measurement rules to be eligible to participate in any official event published in the race calendar.


The cost of measurement is € 150 for a boat Classe Mini has never inspected and € 90 for boats already measured but with a modification which requires a new measurement.


A € 20 penalty payment will be applied for each nonconformity point that needs to be re-checked.


It is the skipper’s responsibility to ensure that his or her boat remains completely in conformity with the latest measurement requirements. Penalties will be imposed if the boat does not comply.




The skipper must book an appointment with Classe Mini before a prescheduled measurement session. He or she must be present at the place of measurement and date decided upon with Classe Mini to assist the measurer for all the measurements of the day.


Registration for a session will be valid once paid. An unjustified absence will result in loss of the payment.

The boat must be presented such as defined in article J-15.

Documentation to be provided to the measurer is:

  • documentation showing the distribution of the flotation volume,
  • the ship’s license or equivalent.

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