Measurers Corner

Measurer’s Interpretations and Recommendations

Topic:Cockpit
Question:Does the coaming need to project 2" above the deck?
ID Number:000017
Date:2008-07-29
Short Answer:Yes 
Answer:The port and starboard coaming needs to be 2" above the deck. The aft coaming can be 3/4" above the deck. 
Section:§IV-3.5 
Status:Affirmed
Action Date:2008-07-29
Fri Nov 15 05:06:05 2019
DateNameComment
2008-08-04Richard RobbinsThe 1999 coaming rule as written does not match how the boat is manufactured. The coaming is only 2" above the deck port and starboard. This was discussed by the technical committee and the rule has been re-written to conform.