Racing Rules 101

Racing season is almost here, but after what seemed like such a long winter season, how is your memory of the Racing Rules of Sailing? Pop quiz, when does rule 18 apply at a mark? What rules apply before the start? How long do you have to raise a protest flag after you’ve been fouled?

On May 4th, LYC member Henrik Pedersen gave a Racing Rules Seminar for Liberty Yacht Club members and other sailors. When not racing on Synergy, a J105, Henrik is umpiring match races at Oak Cliff, and has a very deep understanding of the RRS. He is also a professor of chemical engineering at Rutgers University and can can make complex topics, simple.

Follow the link for his presentation > RRS Part 2 Review 2018.pdf

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