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Racing Rules of Sailing

The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) governs the sport of sailboat, sailboard and kite board racing. It is revised and published every four years by World Sailing. The 2021-2024 version with Australian Sailing prescriptions is available to download.

All rule references within the ‘Blue Book’ are bookmarked allowing for easy navigation throughout the publication.

2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing

2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing ‘Blue Book’ with Australian Sailing prescriptions.

  2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing

Summary of changes to 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing

World Sailing and Australian Sailing have produced documents and presentations to assist with learning what changes were made to the 2021-2024 version of the RRS

  WS 2021-2024 RRS World Sailing (Study Version)

  WS 2021-2024 RRS Changes & Corrections (V1/1/2021)

 AS Changes to the RRS – Presentation Article

  AS Summarised changes for Competitors

  AS Summarised changes for Race Management

Introductory Rules of Racing

These rules are experimental and are written for off the beach sailors who are starting to race small dinghies and have no more than 2 years of racing experience. Their intended used would be for a Green Fleet regatta.

  Introductory Racing Rules of Sailing