Sailing Instructions 

Important update from Fleet Captain August 24, 2020 10:00pm ET - The Tuesday and Thursday racing options have changed due to COVID-19.  The Sailing Instructions (SIs) have been updated and posted.  Racing starts Tuesday August 25 for a 6 week Fall Series!  Welcome back to "almost" normal racing.  If you have already registered, you will have received an email with your Fleet assignment.  Assignments are not our normal classes / divisions, which are also generally outlined in the SIs.  Please read all of the SIs for the nights you are registered to race as much has changed.

  

BYC 2020 Sailing Instructions (or download printable booklet for double sided/duplex printers only) posted in Racing Rules, Protests and Forms.  - Updated Aug 24, 2020 

For a complete schedule of races and events, please consult the  BYC Racing Schedule (or download printable booklet for double sided/duplex printers only). - Updated August 24, 2020 

Interclub racing will comence once the BYC gates are removed.  Upon removal, interclub racing will commence on a date based on the Racing Start Guidelines

 

Ammendment - Interclub Monday and Thursday evening Time Trials Instructions have been ammended. - NEW August 3, 2020
You still have to be registered for racing to compete in the TTs.   Boats are still responsible to follow Provincial and Municipal laws, regulations and guidelines in social distancing and maintaining household/social circles with your crew while participating.  Look here for new Time Trial Instructions for each corisponding Time Trial.  

RUST races are being held as seperate weeky events to replace the the RUST racing series until futher notice!  Races will be under RUST modified SIs with rabbit starts.  Come join the fun! - updated August 3, 2020
You still have to be registered for racing to compete.   Boats are still responsible to follow Provincial and Municipal laws, regulations and guidelines in social distancing and maintaining household/social circles with your crew while participating.  Event organizers reserve the right to split the fleet into smaller groups with different start times on course.

2020 Online Race Registration Open - Racing has been postponed until further notice but you still need to register for racing to participate in Monday and Thursday Evening TT, ILD-TT and RUST events.

All other interclub and fun racing is postponed with some being replaced with a time trial format until further notice...

Open Women's Racing Meeting - Postponed until further notice (originally scheduled May 4, 2020)

Women in Wind - Postponed until 2021.

 

 

Notice to Competitors / Sailing Instructions Amendments:

Interclub Monday and Thursday evening Time Trials Instructions have been ammended. - NEW August 3, 2020


Race Registration

 If you race PHRF and you did not have a PHRF certificate for 2017 for this boat or have made changes to your boat, you are required to complete a PHRF Application Form for this year.

NEW Online Race Registration and Certificate of Compliance - Updated August 17, 2020. 

Notes on using the form:

1) in the captcha  there are no blanks, just letters & numbers. If you are using chrome it may keeps a record of the last fields used for this thing. To get rid of ithe old entry just type the 1st letter and the record will dis-appear. 

2) Ensure you don't have caps lock on.
 

IMPORTANT: If you have not done so already, please ensure you register to race at least 48 hours prior to your first race.   Not registering 48 hours before will result in an NR as your results.

Protests and Redress

To file a protest Fill and Save the form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For scoring inquiries please download and complete the form and email to the same address.

Scoring Inquiries

A racer that believes that a simple mistake has been made in the scoring of a race may file a Scoring Inquiry as outlined on the Scoring Inquiry form. Scoring Inquiries are not used to request redress. Submission of a Scoring Inquiry does not preclude a subsequent Request for Redress.

Long Distance Races

Finish Times - Long Distance Races

Racing Rules

The International Sailing Federation has issued the new rules for 2017-2020. Links related to the rules are provided below for your convenience.

The International Sailing Federation

The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020

Sail Canada Racing Rules of Sailing page

The Racing Rules of Sailing including Sail Canada prescriptions may be purchased at the club as soon as they are available - enquire at the Dragon Bar.

Club Race Officer Duties and Guidelines

Our club Race Committee works hard throughout the racing season trying to adjust to daily weather and river conditions, coordinating multiple starts and fairly applying the Sailing Instructions.  We hold our Race Committee and our Club Race Officer responsible to a set of guidelines and duties that help communicate the expecations of the CRO and Race Committee between the Racers, Fleet Captain, Club and the Sailing Committee.  

CRO Duties and Guidelines rev 15 June 2018

Using Sailwave and SOP

 

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