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  1. Other Useful Racing Information

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  2. Race Signals 2021-2024: Summary, Quiz, and Worksheet

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  3. Official Racing Documents

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  4. Do You Know Your Racing Signals?

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  5. Play to Sail: flags & starting signals of a rc sailing race made easy

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  6. Sailing Programme (Yellow Book)

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  1. Racing Signals: Sailing Flag Meanings

    Calling the O Flag the cheating flag is certainly a bit of a misnomer. The O Flag does, however, suspend Rule 42 of the Racing Rules of Sailing. Rule 42 is particularly notorious, as it bans pumping, rocking, ooching, sculling, and excessive maneuvering, all of which are methods to make your boat go substantially faster.

  2. PDF STARTING RACES USING RULE 26

    The race committee uses the same procedure for all starts--those with starting penalties (flag I, Z, Z and I, or black flag) and those without (flag P). This should reduce errors. There is less "wasted" time (5 minutes less) between the warning and the starting signals vs. starting classes at ten-minute intervals.

  3. PDF 2021

    Return to the starting area. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is abandoned again or postponed. RACE SIGNALS The meanings of visual and sound signals are stated below. An arrow pointing up or down (np) means that a visual signal is displayed or removed. A dot (x) means a sound; five short

  4. RRS

    When at a boat's starting signal any part of her hull is on the course side of the starting line or she must comply with rule 30.1, the race committee shall promptly display flag X with one sound. The flag shall be displayed until the hull of each such boat has been completely on the pre-start side of the of the starting line or one of its extensions and until all such boats have complied with ...

  5. Racing Rules of Sailing

    Abandonment Signals. N All races that have started are abandoned. Return to the starting area. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is abandoned again or postponed. N over H All races are abandoned. Further signals ashore. N over A All races are abandoned. No more racing today.

  6. The Ultimate Guide to Yacht Racing Rules and Regulations

    Before the yacht race, boats must gather in the starting area. Skippers must steer clear of any collisions or rule-breaking. Next comes the starting sequence - with flags or sound signals showing the time until the race starts. Skippers must pay close attention to them. Once the final signal is given, the yachts race across the start line.

  7. PDF Sailing Race Signal Flags

    Sailing Race Signal Flags. RACE SIGNALS The meanings ofvisual and sound signals are stated below. An arrow pointing up or down (T l) means that a visual signal is displayed or removed. A dot means a sound; five short dashes - - - - ) mean repeti- tive sounds; a long dash (—) means a long sound. When a visual signal is displayed over a class ...

  8. Race countdown: How to time the starting sequence perfectly

    Starting a yacht at the right end of the line at target speed is very much a team game. On boats longer than 40ft, vital input comes from the bow person, trimmers, helmsman, tactician and navigator.

  9. Sailboat Racing Flags: Unlock The Secrets To Victory

    The Starting Signal. The starting signal is the second signal made in a sailboat race. This signal indicates that the race has officially started, and the boats can begin racing. The starting signal is usually made immediately after the preparatory signal, although there may be a delay if conditions are not suitable for racing. The starting ...

  10. PDF Conduct of a Race Starting

    Signals to start a race Display 25 - NOTICE OF RACE, SAILING INSTRUCTIONS AND SIGNALS 25.1 - The notice of race and sailing instructions shall be made available to each boat before a race begins. 25.2 - The meanings of the visual and sound signals stated in Race Signals shall not be changed except under rule 86.1(b).The meanings of any other signals that may be used shall be stated in the ...

  11. Conduct of a Race: Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024

    Rule 37 - Search and Rescue Instructions. "When the race committee displays flag V with one sound, all boats and official and support vessels shall, if possible, monitor the race committee communication channel for search and rescue instructions.". Rule 37 was added to the 2021-2024 rules, along with the Code flag V.

  12. Flags used in Yacht Racing

    The rules of Yacht Racing are found in the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) (which govern the sport of sailing on the water) and the Sailing Instructions Guide. The flags used are called "RRS Race Signals". They are revised and published every four years by World Sailing). The current edition is "The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017 - 2020".

  13. PDF RACE SIGNALS

    Return to the starting area. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is abandoned again or postponed. RACE SIGNALS The meanings of visual and sound signals are stated below. An arrow pointing up or down (↑↓) means that a visual signal is displayed or removed. A dot

  14. Racing Rules of Sailing

    An extract from a case study in the application of Mark Room (Rule 18). The Racing Rules of Sailing (often abbreviated to RRS) govern the conduct of yacht racing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, model boat racing, dinghy racing and virtually any other form of racing around a course with more than one vessel while powered by the wind. A new revision is published every four years (after the Olympic ...

  15. PDF RACE SIGNALS

    Return to the starting area. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is abandoned again or postponed. RACE SIGNALS The meanings of visual and sound signals are stated below. An arrow pointing up or down (n p) means that a visual signal is displayed or removed. A dot (x) means a sound; five short dashes

  16. PDF Racing Rules of Sailing 2013

    Return to the starting area. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is abandoned again or pos tpon ed. RACE SIGNALS The meanings of visual and sound signals are stated below. An arrow pointing up or down (↑ ↓) means that a visual signal is displayed or

  17. PDF Race Management Flags & Signals

    Preferred Start Boat Flag Layout Start Boat Signals Other Race Committee Signals before the Start Course (flag, pennant, course board, white/blackboard) Y Flag * AP, AP over Numeral 1, 2, 3 etc, AP over H, AP over A ** N, N over H, N over A ***

  18. Play to sail: starting strategy basics for your rcsailboat regatta

    Your rc yacht is already sailing the racing area and the next race is about to start. The race will begin with a series of warning signals, followed by a starting signal. Usually, the starting line is drawn between two buoys, and so is also for rc sailing. The starting area is delimited by an

  19. Start sequence sound signals

    Start sequence sound signals. The second sentence of RRS 26 (starting races) states, "Times shall be taken from the visual signals; the absence of a sound signal shall be disregarded.". To ...

  20. SailBot™

    Sailbot is simply the most flexible and convenient way to automate the Race Committee audible signals at the start of any sailing race. It is an automatic sailboat race starter system consisting of our self-contained horn unit in conjunction with our free app running on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

  21. Sailing Race Starts Free

    It provides the sound signals to start races and voice countdowns for use on the racing yacht. The Free version contains a limited set of features and options; the Pro version has them all. Sailing Race Starts works especially well on phones and tablets, and has many features! Here are some of them: 5-minute RRS Rule 26 horn starts, 5-minute ...

  22. Play to Sail: flags & starting signals of a rc sailing race made easy

    RC sailing practiciants very offen set the warning, preparatory and starting moments with vocal warnings only. This is allowed by the changes of the appendix of the sailing rules: no visual signals are required unless specified in the sailing instructions. During the (preparatory) minute before the starting signal, additional sound or oral signals shall be made at ten-second intervals: 50 ...

  23. Yacht Racing Flags

    No part of a boat's hull shall be in the triangle formed by the ends of the starting line and the first mark during the last minute before her starting signal. If a boat breaks this rule and is identified, she shall receive, without a hearing, a 20% Scoring Penalty calculated as stated in rule 44.3(c).