The Racing Rules of Sailing

 If you're a sailboat racer, or what to become one, you need to become familiar with the Racing Rules of Sailing. Here are some references to help you learn. 

Learn Racing Rules of sailing

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Basic:

Advanced:

Basic Racing Rules PDF

by Ken Quant, 2009

The dangers of barging

"Jimmy shut us out!"

Failing to keep clear while tacking

Wild Oats and Comanche in Sydney-Hobart race.

Protest: Failed to keep clear, failed to take two turn penalty.   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDpvoNup-uM

  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-1NJjkwVXo

America's Cup

Spithill hooks Team New Zealand