STRUCTURAL and GENERAL APPEARANCE
Deck and hull seams: 10 points maximum -
Are surfaces smooth and fair and free from crazing, blisters, cracks or
Consistent thickness of gelcoat or other coatings? (no glass fibers seen at the surface)
Hull to deck fastening: 3 points maximum - Is the original mechanical and chemical attachment in good repair?
Transom: 3 points maximum - Is the transom top edge in good condition? Evidence of delamination? Are through
transom penetrations properly repaired and sealed?
Framing: 4 points maximum - Is the interior framing, whether fiberglass, wood or other materials, in good repair? Are fiberglass
encased wood members free from deterioration? Is the structural floor in good condition?
Bottom: (to be used on land display only) 2 points maximum - Is the bottom fair and of original configuration? Is the keel in good
repair, without gouges? Are there any cracks, splits or discoloration in the gelcoat?
Authenticity of vessels materials: 3 points maximum. Is the vessel a well-maintained original or an approximation with modern
QUALITY of FINISH
All finishes, except on instruments and hardware
Surface coatings, gelcoat, paint or other:
10 points maximum - Correct original color? Luster and gloss? Are there
any runs, drips,
dust or peeling? Are two tone paint schemes distinct and crisp? Are metal hulls and decks bright and free of corrosion? Is the finish
Waterline and/or striping: 3 points maximum - Even and straight, appropriate width? Original configuration?
Bottom: 2 Points maximum - Is gelcoat, paint or coating of correct color? Is it clean? Chipping, peeling or otherwise unsightly?
INSTRUMENTS and HARDWARE
Cockpit instruments and switches: 4 points
maximum - Originality, appropriateness? Fit, finish, and neatness? Gauges
placed and functional? Gauge faces correct with no pitting, fading or scratches?
Steering wheel and column: 2 points maximum - Original wheel type? Condition? Color correct? Finish quality?
Throttle and shift lever: 2 points maximum - Correct placement? Finish quality?
Deck Hardware: 6 points maximum - Originality, appropriateness, condition, type and correct placement? Finish luster, shine,
peeling? Mounting neatness and fit? Appropriate fasteners, type, size, quality and appearance? Screws seated straight, flush and
Hull Hardware: 2 points maximum - Cutwater (if applicable), rub rails, screws, originality, condition, finish quality?
Flag poles, burgees, ensigns, lights and globes: 2 points maximum - Correct age, size, placement, operability, fit and finish,
INTERIOR and UPHOLSTERY- GENERAL APPEARANCE
Construction of interior decks, seats, cabin sides & tops, bulkheads & upholstery
Seating and cushions: 10 points maximum
- Original factory type or similar? Original seat pattern? Appropriate
Workmanship, neatness, color, appropriate sewing pattern and filling? 3 pt deduction for use of foam instead of kapoc, 2 pt
deduction, no springs (where appropriate), 3 pt wrong material, 2 pt workmanship.
Dash: 2 points maximum - Varnish/fabric finish? Color? Condition?
Side panels, deilings and crash pads: 6 points - Original pattern, color and material? Fit, condition, and finish? Appropriate
replacement? Original fasteners?
Flooring: 2 points maximum - Correct material, pattern, and fit? Condition?
ENGINE, ENGINE COMPARTMENT or ENGINE WELL
Propulsion equipment and related components, except instruments
Original or original type engine: no mandatory
Modern engine or any engine totally out of character with age of boat: 10 point mandatory deduction
Replacement engine (for inboards) other model than originally offered, but no longer in production OR (for outboards) an
engine not within or near before or one year after boat manufacture: 5 point mandatory deduction for correctness
Original engine or replacement engine of the same type offered: no mandatory deduction.
Wiring: 2 points maximum - Original type? Correct terminals/connectors? Neat, properly fastened wire looms and runs?
Accessories and exhaust: 2 points maximum - Condition of exhaust, original type? Starter and generator original to engine model?
Battery appearance and mounting: 3 point maximum - Battery and battery boxes rigged correctly? Voltage change?
Engine compartment: 3 point maximum - Appropriate cleanliness, neatness, finish quality? Correct color?