||4 Sport (USA 4)
Osprey (USA 05)
||Roughly 5 minutes after start of third race, upwind leg, five boats including four and five were on port tack. Boat X tacked to starboard and ducked boat number four as it was too close and recognized. Boat number five tacked to starboard and immediately on seeing movement, boat 4 began ducking process. Actions taken included easing of main, easing of Vang, weight high, and hard steering. Unfortunately, within the 5 seconds, all those actions could not duck the whilst tacking/ becoming starboard boat. When impact was made (4 bow to 5 port aft rail) at least 1 crew on boat 5 was still on the low side, sails being tacked/adjusted. These are signs of finishing a tack. 5 was clearly midtack (rule 13) or insufficient room to keep clear (rule 16.1). Protest Hail made , flag flown, RC hailed first opportunity. No boat spun.
||Protest 1 and 2 referred to the same incident and where held together. J70 USA 05 Osprey is DSQ.