There was a great turn out to last night’s Yachty’s night at Whitsunday Sailing Club.  The discussion was around the new Racing Rules of Sailing 2021 – 2024

Below is the presentation used last night, together with links to some additional references which may be of interest to sailors.

Copy of Powerpoint presentation Jan 2021

Here is a youtube presentation on the changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing – Youtube presentation of changes to the RRS 2021 – 2024

Here is a summary of changes to the definitions of starting and finishing:

Changes to definitions of starting / finishing

The new Racing Rules of Sailing with Australian Sailing Prescriptions ‘Blue Book’ can be downloaded here: RRS Blue Book with Australian Prescriptions

In addition, World Sailing produces, from time to time, a Q&A service in which clarifications to rules are published for information.  A full Q&A list can be found on the World Sailing website at the following link:Link to World Sailing’s Q& A service