WBYC will be hosting a rules seminar with Bruce Martinson and Kevin Kenny from Minnetonka and Wayzata Yacht Clubs (both US Sailing certified judges and umpires). All WBYC, BBYRA and Bald Eagle racers welcome. Must RSVP to your respective club rep. Our space is limited to 80 people.
The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) govern the sport of sailing on the water. They are revised and published every four years by World Sailing. The current edition is The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017 – 2020.
The seminar will be in the Commodore’s Room (upstairs) at the White Bear Yacht Club. The bar will be open for this event, but not the kitchen.
Schedule – Friday May 12, 2017:
6:30pm – Social
7:00pm – Seminar
Topics covered –
- Rule changes in new Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 (RRS)
- Course descriptions, regatta/race management changes.
- Clinic/explanation of rules at the start, buoy rounding, and the finish.
- Common misconceptions about or in the RRS.
Please RSVP to Patty Newell, at – firstname.lastname@example.org