Racing Rules Made Simple

RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE OVERVIEW:

If you are new to racing then the rules can look complex, however with a few pointers we can arm you with a working knowledge to get round the course and stay out of the protest room

RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE COURSE DURATION:

2.5 – 3 hours including a 15 minute break

RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE PRE REQUISITES:

You should be familiar with sailing and have raced at least once, however no rules knowledge is required. This course is popular with those who have crewed but now want to understand more of what is going on.

RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE SEMINAR CONTENT:

  • Notice of race and Sailing Instructions
  • Racing Rules of Sailing
  • Decision to Race
  • The course
  • The start sequence
  • Flags and signals
  • Definitions
  • Overlapped, right of way and keeping clear
  • Boats on opposite tacks
  • Boats on the same tack
  • Tacking
  • Mark Room
  • Room for obstructions
  • Protests, penalties and exoneration
  • The finish
  • Question Time

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE SEMINAR:

  • Evening seminar delivered by our coach
  • Question Time
  • Refreshments
  • Parking
  • Chieftain Training Racing Rules Made Simple Certificate

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE SEMINAR:

BOOKING THE RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE SEMINAR:

We run specific dates you can book individual places on, however if you have a group we can set up a seminar just for you.

IS THE RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE SEMINAR FOR ME?

This seminar is suitable for everyone on board a racing dinghy, yacht or sports-boat.

WHY CHOOSE CHIEFTAIN TRAINING FOR THE RACING RULES MADE SIMPLE SEMINAR?

This is one of our home-grown racing seminars and make a complex subject simple for those new to the Racing Rules of Sailing.

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