Upcoming Events

Formula Kite ISAF Sailing World Cup Grand F...
3 days ahead Abu Dhabi
Formula Kite Sailing World Cup Melbourne
15 days ahead Sandringham
Formula Kite Princess Sophia Regatta
129 days ahead Palma
Formula Kite Sailing World Cup Hyeres
147 days ahead
Formula Kite Delta Lloyd Regatta
183 days ahead Medemblik
   All events: Formula Foil TT:R Freestyle Wave Slalom Speed
Breaking News
(2014-11-24)
Three days before the start of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu… Read more...
   |    (2014-11-23)
https://vimeo.com/112610693 Pictures can be downloaded from out Flickr Channel Read more...
   |    (2014-11-22)
Kiteboarding is set to take a vital step closer to a coveted Olympics’ berth when… Read more...
   |    (2014-11-20)
This week the KTA have been over at the 4th Asian Beach Games in Thailand.… Read more...
   |    (2014-11-20)
Windsurfers Vs Kites Vs Catamarans For the first time in Western Australia Cats, Kites and… Read more...
   |   
Subscribe to Newsletter
Print

Interpretation regarding acceptable Tolerances for series production equipment

Written by Editor on . Posted in News

An interpretation has been published regarding acceptable manufacturing variances for series production course racing boards:

Question 11 dated September 2013:

What are the tolerances in the builder provided measurements that equipment inspectors will accept as manufacturing variances during event post-race measurement ?

Interpretation:

Except for the Rockerline, Concave and Vee, Equipment Inspectors normally consider a variation of 3mm as acceptable manufacturing tolerance. However, the final decision if a measurement difference is caused through normal production variation, wear and tear, or other reasons, and the value of the accepted variation is solely within the equipment inspectors descretion, and he may apply larger or smaller tolerances when justified following the principle that "any equipment is built to the highest possible degree of uniformity in every performance related respect".

Note: From the 2014 equipment registration cycle onwards stricter tolerances may be applied which will vary from measurement point to measurement point.

The IKA technical committee has requested the builders to provide additional data to the original builder provided measurements A-E. The data can be found following this link. Please note, that only measurements A-E can be taken "at home". Sailors of equipment with missing builder provided data in the chart may contact the builder directly.

Industry Partners

  • nplus1.png
  • northkiteboarding_bw2.png
  • asv_bw.png
  • ozone_bw2.png
  • rrd_bw.png
  • aguera_bw5.png
  • airush_bw.png
  • cabinha_bw5.png
  • f2_bw.png
  • gaastra_bw.png
  • temavento_bw.png

Sanctioned Pro Tours

  • ksplogo_bw.png
  • kta_bw.png
  • pkra_bw.png
  • kte_bw2.png

Media Partners

  • sportsfeatures_bw.png
  • tkbm-black.png
  • kiteworldmag_bw.png
  • kiteforum.png

Recognized Programs

  • kb4girlslogo150.png
  • race_center_banner_IKA.jpg
  • KTAkiteKidsLogo_IKA.jpg

Built with HTML5 and CSS3 - Copyright © 2013 International Kiteboarding Association. Design by www.joodesign.de