In response to specific complaints raised by Danish Dragon sailors about building rule conformity of 2011 and 2012 Petticrows Dragons, a detailed review and inspection has been carried out at Petticrows boatyard, Burnham on Crouch, UK, on January 14-16, 2013.
The detailed review and inspection was carried out by Mr Guenter Ahlers, Naval Architect, ISAF Measurer and past IDA Chief Measurer, and Dr Philip Dohse, IDA Technical Committee Chairman.
1) Boats built in 2011/2012 had been measured correctly.
2) A range of re-measurement checks were carried out on boats built in 2010/2011/2012 and on boats under construction. Specifically their deck, hull, and cuddy weight and their respective variations were measured in great detail. With regard to all boats measured no facts or indications were found that would justify any doubt that Petticrows Dragons are built and measured in accordance with the applicable Class Rules.
Dr Philip Dohse Richard Blickman
IDA Technical Committee Chairman IDA Chairman
21 January 2013