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Race Officials Guidance 

PUBLISHED BY RACE MANAGEMENT AND JUDGING & UMPIRING COMMITTEES

Race Management Guide

 Best practice and aide memoire for race officers.

Championship Results

Guidance on delivering a high-quality results service at championship events.

Gate Marks

Guidance on the use of gate marks.

 Gate Starts

Guidance on how to operate a gate start.

Information for Observers at Hearings

Guidance for the protest committee about, and information for, observers at protest hearings.

Information to Competitors from the Protest Committee

Suggested texts that the protest committee may want to post for competitors at an event.

Judging and Umpiring

Best practice for judges and umpires at events of varying levels and importance.

Photography at Events

Guidelines for RYA race officials on taking and publishing images of competitors at events.

Race Officials Code of Conduct

Guidance on expected levels of behaviour and practice for RYA race officials during events

Club Notice of Race 

The Notice of Race (NoR) is a requirement of the RRS and exists to set out the conditions under which the racing will be run.  It allows a competitor to decide whether they wish to participate or not, and to understand (and therefore plan) the general structure of the racing.