An explanation of who may choose advertising for a boat, sailboard or clothing at an event; how class rules, rating systems and handicapping systems may vary advertising rules, and the reservations for advertising by event sponsors.
- Appeals & Requests for Confirmation or Correction.
Questions and answers about the appeals and requests processes.
- Boats with Limited Visibility.
Addressed primarily to boats with asymmetric spinnakers, the paper explains the obligations of such boats and of other boats sailing in the vicinity.
- Changes to the Racing Rules (January 2013).
The main changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing that are effective from January 2013.
- Competitor Misconduct.
Outline guidance on the application of racing rule 69, together with possible actions and penalties.
This guidance is printed in full on (yellow) page 166-167 in the RYA version of the Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016.
See also Misconduct:a Reference for Race Officials in the Guidance Booklets section.
- Outside Help.
Emphasises that everyone is required to give help to any person or boat that may be in danger, and that the recipient of such help does not necessarily break racing rule 41 which limits the help a boat may receive.
- Racing under the IRPCAS
Guidance about racing under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (IRPCAS), the effect of Traffic Separation Schemes on race management and competitors, and the differences between the racing rules and IRPCAS.
Guidance about what and when redress can and cannot be given.
- Small Boat Safety Regulations.
Safety regulations for dinghies and small keelboats, including the standard for trapeze harnesses.
Article Published: June 18, 2010 14:48
Article Updated: March 26, 2013 16:13