BYC Sailing Instructions for 2019 - Updated June 8, 2019
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.
Notice to Competitors / Sailing Instructions Amendments:
Amendment #1, 2019-06-21: The Spring Series for PHRF Divisions 1, 2 & 3 is cancelled.
The Summer Series is modified to run June 25 to August 6, inclusive. (7 races total)
The Fall Series is modified to run August 13 to September 24, inclusive. (7 races total)
This amends the race calendar shown on Page 1 of the BYC Sailing Instructions (Page 2 of the NSC Sailing Instructions).
You must register for racing each year using the BYC Racing Registration Form and Certificate of Compliance. 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 June 9, 2019 with electronic registration. (It has come the our awareness that this form has not worked since May 24, 2019. Our appologies for any inconvienence.)
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
For scoring inquiries please download and complete the form and email to the same address.
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
The International Sailing Federation has issued the new rules for 2017-2020. Links related to the rules are provided below for your convenience.
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.