RRS 2021-24

2021-24 Racing Rules of Sailing

The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) governs the sport of sailboat, sailboard and kite board racing. It is revised and published every four years by World Sailing. The 2021-2024 version with Australian Sailing prescriptions has been published and is now available to download below.

The new ‘Blue Book’ will took effect on 1 January 2021.

A copy of the RRS 2021-24 is required as part of your Equipment Audit.  An electronic copy is acceptable and can be downloaded by clicking on the image below:

Summary of Changes for Competitors:

RRS 2021-22 Summary of Changes for competitors

Additional Resources:

An illustrated guide to rules applying around the course:

Animated situations and quiz: http://game.finckh.net/indexe.htm

2021-24 Special Regulations (effective 1st July 2021)

The Special Regulations can assist when completing your Equipment Audit form.  AS Special Regulations 2021-24

Equipment Audit forms

As part of our Sailing Program, we conduct two Equipment Audits in August each year.  On these days, you can also bring your fire extinguishers to the club for checking – replacements are available for purchase if required.

An Equipment Audit form can be downloaded below and should be completed prior to booking an audit with the office.

If you are not able to complete your audit on the scheduled days, you can contact one of the club auditors listed below.  There is a charge of $25 for Cat 7 and $50 for Cat 4 for audits requested outside the organised audit days:

Equipment Auditors

  • Bruce Dover (0414 631 055)
  • Chris Manion (0417 814 603)
  • Michael Jansen (0411 100 093)
  • Costa Rozakis (0408 659 020)
  • Claire Rowland (0403 763 607)
  • Brian McConaghy  (0409 130 881)
  • Nigel Stoke (02 9953 6125)
  • John Sturrock (0419 258 375)
  • Tony Barry (0422 403 538)
  • Philip Brown (0418 214 897)