The Racing Rules of Sailing RRS are revised and published every four years by the World Sailing, the international authority for the sport.
This pocket guide is a simplified view of the basic racing rules and has been updated to reflect the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020. It is essential reading if you are new to racing and covers the following key areas:
When boats meet
The race committee
For simplicity, this guide does not cover all of the rules and exceptions; sailors are strongly recommended to study the RYA Racing Rules of Sailing code YR1 in addition to this publication.