International Race Officer Seminar
There is an IRO Seminar taking place at the Hyatt Place, London Heathrow on the 20-22 April 2018 currently advertised on World Sailing website
You can provisionally book on the Seminar by completing the online registration form.
All the names and information from Officials applying to attend the seminar will be forwarded to the Instructors for their final selection and you will be advised after the 6th April 2018 if you have been successful.
National Race Management Course
The National Course is organised and run by RYA Race Management Committee approved Instructors. There is likely to be one per year held in varying parts of the country. There is an exam associated with the Course and a pass is one of the requirements for the NRO qualification. The pass mark for the examination is set at 75%. Preparation for the Course includes being very familiar with the RYA Race Management Guide (click on the download button on the right side of this page).
Candidates attending this seminar must be an RYA Race Officer (previously known as Regional Race Officer) unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Existing National Race Officers are encouraged to attend as a refresher.
Senior Officials of Classes are welcome to attend so they can experience first hand what is being taught to GBR Race Officers.
The closing date for applications to attend the National Race Management Course is two weeks before the date of the Course.
Attend a National Race Management Course
RYA Race Management Course
The RYA Race Officer Courses are organised by the Regional RYA Race Management Coordinators and run by RYA Race Management Committee approved Instructors. The Courses are held around the country. Preparation for the course includes being familiar with the RYA Race Management Guide (click on the download button on the right side of this page). At the end of the Course, a 50 question multi-choice exam is set with a 70% pass mark. A pass in this exam gives the candidate, as long as they are an RYA member, an automatic Race Officer Theory Course Certificate. This exam pass is one of the requirements for the RRO qualification.
The closing date for applications to attend the RYA Race Officer Course is two weeks before the course date.
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