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Free RYA Webinar Series on Racing Rules.

Published 15:48 on 27 Apr 2020

Brush up on your racing rules with some free webinars

The RYA will be hosting a series of free webinars for racing sailors and aspiring race officials to introduce and explain the racing rules of sailing.

Whether you are our clubs rules expert or just want to know a bit more, the six-week series will guide you through the racing rules to give you the best advantage on the race course.

The sessions will be delivered by some of the top names in the world of racing rules including British Sailing Team coach and strategist Mark Rushall, World Sailing Governance and Rules Consultant Jon Napier and Tokyo 2020 video umpire Chris Lindsay.

The webinars, which will be screened at 8pm every Wednesday starting from April 29, will help you understand the right of way rules, how to deal with marks, obstructions and more.

Each webinar will aim to be interactive, giving you the opportunity to get your questions answered, and will also be recorded for those who cant make the initial screening.

No camera or microphone is required to join - you can simply relax, view the slides and listen to the presenter as they explain each rule, and how they apply to real life scenarios.

If you tune in live there will be the opportunity to ask the presenter your questions.

Theme Content Date Presenter
1 Introduction Finding your way around the rulebook. How do we decide which boat has the right-of-way? 29th April, 2020 Chris Lindsay
2 The start Does anything limit the right-of-way boat? 6th May, 2020 Matt Goodbourn
3 The windward leg Revision of the right-of-way rules. Obstructions and hailing for room to tack. 13th May, 2020 Niall McLeod
4 Marks Part I Marks and who is entitled to room? Chris Atkins 20th May, 2020
5 The run When do I have to sail my proper course. 27th May, 2020 Mark Rushall
6 Marks Part II Marks masterclass 3rd June, 2020 Jon Napier

Register now for free

Last updated 11:04 on 4 May 2022

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