Preparing for an Equipment Audit – The Special Regulations provide a minimum safety equipment standard for yachts competing in racing events. Please refer to the Special Regulations when preparing for your Equipment Audit . Special Regulations 2021_24.
The Special Regulations are updated regularly – Amendments issued up to November 2021 have been included in the Special Regulations – individual amendments can be downloaded : Special Regulations Amendments
Equipment Audit Resources
Equipment Audit forms can be downloaded below and should be completed prior to booking an audit.
- How to prepare for an Equipment Audit – Updated July 2023
- AS Cat 7 Equipment Audit Form – updated July 2023
- AS Cat 4 Equipment Audit Form – updated July 2023
Equipment audits can be organised with an SASC auditor – see list below. Please contact the auditor directly, audits are usually conducted on Saturday Mornings during the sailing season, or at other times subject to auditor availability.
- Bruce Dover (0414 631 055)
- Chris Manion (0417 814 603)
- Peter Scott (0411 222 009)
- Nigel Stoke (02 9953 6125)
- Philip Brown (0418 214 897)
- Stuart Anderson (0414285374)
- Dennis O’Donohue (0408336647)
Servicing Inflatable Life Jackets
It is important to service your inflatable life jackets – you will need to provide documentation confirming annual servicing when completing your Equipment Audit. You can use the manufacturer’s inspecial form or download a generic form: Inflatable Life Jacket Inspection form SASC accepts self-servicing of inflatable life jackets, however some clubs require inflatable life jackets to be serviced by an approved servicing agent. If you are racing with other clubs you should check their requirements
A guide to life jacket care and video on self-servicing is available on the TfNSW website: Care and Servicing of Inflatable life jackets