Racing Rules of Sailing - Important Update

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Racing Rules of Sailing - Important Update

Post by Webmaster » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:55 pm

World Sailing would like to draw our attention to recent developments with the Racing Rules of Sailing, including important decisions made at the 2017 Annual Conference. It will be circulated to all National Secretaries to ensure it is sent to all relevant contacts with their countries, including race officials without an international qualification.

Urgent Rule Changes

Having reviewed the implementation of the new rules concerning support persons in the 2017 – 2020 Racing Rules of Sailing, World Sailing has made a number of urgent rule changes following feedback from MNAs and race officials.

These urgent rule changes affect the following rules: Definition Party, rules 63.1 and 64.4. There is also a new rule 63.9.

These rule changes will come into effect on 1 January 2018.

You can find details of these changes and corrections at:


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