14 Jan

The Racing Committee Members are now complete

Gordon Davis (Chair) IRE
Didier Greze (deputy) FRA
Cxema Pico IRL
Glenn Dawson AUS
Patrice Montero FRA
Chuck Le Mahieu USA
Murray Cummins NZL

14 Sep

Racing Rule E7, Penalties allows the protest committee considerable discretion in giving penalties for breaches of many rules. The IRSA Discretionary Penalty Guidelines are intended to assist protest committees in giving penalties that...

14 Sep

IRSA has updated the IRSA Notice of Race and Sailing Instruction Guides. These documents propose standard wording for Notices of Race and Sailing Instructions for World and Continental Championships. The guide will also be useful when preparing...

12 Sep

A proposal in the Executive Committee to add in IRSA Addendum Q:

Q1.1 (g) After the first sentence of rule 20.1 add ‘The competitor controlling the boat shall hail ‘(her own sail number) room to tack.'

Had been approved. The...

05 Sep

The IRSA Race Management Policies for Major Events are now available on the IRSA Website.

This document proposes policies for race management at major radio sailing events, including IRSA International Class World and Continental...

20 Feb

The IRSA Racing Committee has been working on adapting a widely used ISAF/World Sailing  document which sets out “Race Management Policies for International Events”. An initial draft of the proposed document is attached to this news.

01 Jun

It has been a busy few months for the incoming Racing Committee. The deadline for submissions to ISAF for changes to the Racing Rules of Sailing was fast approaching.Proposals for changes on Appenidx E were transmitted...

10 Mar


The Radio sailing case book -- Interpretations of the racing rules for radio sailing -- can now be downloaded from the "Documents" page, "Racing Rules", "Reports", or click on the following link.