Three races (including one offshore race) are required to constitute a series.
There will be one discard for the inshore races, if five or more races are completed.
The offshore races will be non – discardable.
The short offshore will have a weighting of 2.
The Rolex Fastnet Race will have a weighting of 3.
Teams of two boats may enter representing a club or country. There will be no limitation on professional crew or crew nationality. There will be two classes with teams having one boat in each class.