Although unrelated to the original question, race committees need to be aware that it is no longer legal to write SIs such as this for alternate starting penalties for pursuit, distance, offshore or similar races. The reason being that the RRS 2021-24 has changed the definition for finish to say "A boat finishes when, after starting, any part of her hull crosses the finishing line from the course side....". If a boat is OCS, she does not start & therefore cannot be scored as a finisher. And because these are definitions, they can't be changed by the NoR or SIs.
To resolve this, World