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Online Sail Training Activities
With physical courses on hold for the moment keep up your skills through a number of online sail training activities available for all ages.
UPWIND IN BIG WAVES
Dinghy Sailing Techniques – How to improve your racing. Some great tips here for all dinghy sailors.
Sail with Confidence – The Letterbox Drop
The “Letter Box” take down is the safest way to douse a spinnaker in the ocean, or when in strong winds.
SAIL TRAINING AT THE CLUB
Our Term 3, Holiday and Term 4 programs are all open for enrolments, register for a course today or register your expression of interest to participate in a course at a later date.
Race Rules 2021-24 Webinar for Sailors
An update about changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing for Race Management. For more information visit www.sailing.org.au/rrs-2124
Online Race Management Training Actitivies
RRS New Rules for race management teams
- An update about changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing for Race Management.
For more information on the RRS visit www.sailing.org.au/rrs-2124
NSW/ACT Race Officials Educational Webinar
- This Race Official Education Webinar is open to anyone interested in race management on Tuesday 17 August at 1700hrs, register below.
• Racing Rules of Sailing Update
• Race Management Best Practise
• Recruiting Race Officials and Volunteers
- The Australian Sailing myLearning portal has a catalogue of free and useful online courses created by Australian Sailing and Play By The Rules that could benefit clubs, members, volunteers, administrators and instructors.
How to become & what programs are available to be an Officials
Officiating is a fun way to volunteer and contribute to the fair and safe running of sailing competition. The Australian Sailing National Officiating Program (NOP for Race Officials) and the National Equipment Auditors Scheme (NEAS for Equipment Auditors) provide a clear and consistent pathway for volunteers to gain education and become accredited Officials with the national sailing authority.
Australian Sailing (AS) provides education and accreditation that cover the span of Race Officiating and Equipment Auditing skills from entry to advance level.
If you are interested in becoming an Official, AS has the resources to assist you with gaining qualifications or increasing your current level of officiating knowledge, skills and judgment.
Select on any of the following disciplines linked below for a guide to the roles, accreditation requirements (Policy and documents) and educational courses available for each qualification.
A.S. utilises the following Officiating disciplines:
Judge: Handles racing protests and appeals.
Measurer: Checks if competitors boats and equipment are rules compliant.
Race Officer: Conduct racing by laying racing courses, providing start and finish lines, and scoring competition.
Umpire: Provides on-water judging of Teams and Match Racing where rules infringements between boats incur instantaneous penalties.
Club or National level Equipment Auditors: Checks that a boat possesses the correct and current safety equipment necessary to complete racing for either Categories 3-7 or Categories 1-7.
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Have A GO… Online Sail Training Activities With physical courses on hold for the moment keep up your skills through a number of online sail
The letterbox takedown is the safest spinnaker drop when sailing offshore or in heavy seas. By taking a spinnaker down over the boom and below