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The better you understand the rules, the better you will be tactically. is an indispensable resource for sailors as well as judges and other racing officials. clearly and concisely indexes the racing rules with extensive references to cases, calls and national appeals. This is a complete and authoritative resource on the rules for competitors, judges and other race officials.

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2017 - 2020

The 2017 - 2020 rules are published and are here, with the new definitions and links to cases. also allows you to compare the new rule to the old rule to see exactly what changed.

See the New Rules

Recent Regattas

Check out the hearing schedule or protest decisions for recent regattas using the Jury Management system. Or file a protest for a particular event.

Recent Regattas

File a Protest

File a protest electronically for events using Here's how.

File a protest for:
Or fill out the form and email it to your protest committee.

Protest Form

Match/Team Race Rules has the complete rules for match and team racing, red-lined against fleet rules so you can quickly see the difference. The calls and Q&A's are referenced right in the rules.

Match Team

Jury Management Tools

Judges can manage documents, jury tasks, hearing schedule and protest decisions for their event. Protests filed electronically are automatically included in event protests.

Jury Management Tools