Originally Posted by PCP
The America's cup safety plan has not to do with the boats. The rules for that ones were laid on the Protocol 3 years ago as the wind limits. The safety plan has to do with all the rest; equipment, safety boats , control of the water racing course and other safety measures.
The permit issued by the CG to run the race is based on the safety of the boats also, not just safety equipment. Again, the CG will be ultimately responsible for rescue, they are the governing body to issue the use permit.