GFS SI 22. Protests. A Red Flag or Code Flag B will be recognised as a protest flag. The starter must be notified of the protest on completion of the race in which the protest occurred. All protests shall be made in writing, addressed to the Protest Convener and lodged at the club within two hours of the finish of the last boat in that division on the day of the event in which the protest arises. For Twilight events the deadline will be one hour after the scheduled time limit of the event. All the provisions of RRS – Part 5 must be followed. Protest hearings will be held within one week, whenever possible, at the Clubhouse. Protest hearings will not be adjourned on the grounds of non-attendance of protester, protestee or witness. The committee may uphold or reject a protest on grounds of non-attendance. Where places as shown on the Race Result Sheet are subject to adjustment as a result of a protest, the Protest Convener will notify any such change to the affected yacht or yachts.