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Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012 online

'Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012'    ISAF ©
The Racing Rules of Sailing for 2009-2012 (RRS) has been made available to download online ahead of the worldwide date of implementation on 1 January 2009.

The RRS are the definitive rules which govern sailing races around the world. They are revised and published every four years by ISAF.


The new edition of the RRS is available to view on the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing page at www.sailing.org/rrs. Marginal markings indicate important changes to the rules in Parts 1–7 and the Definitions.

You can also pre-order your hardcopy of the RRS 2009-2012 direct from ISAF at www.sailing.org/publications.

ISAF President Göran Petersson said, 'ISAF is delighted to publish the new edition of The Racing Rules of Sailing. These racing rules are one of the key elements unifying world sailing and their formulation and publication is one of ISAF’s core objectives. I would like to express my thanks to everyone who has contributed to this latest edition.'

Click here to get the lowdown on the new RRS from rules expert Dick ROSE.

The publication of the new edition of The Racing Rules of Sailing is the culmination of four years of thorough analysis and evaluation of proposals for change.

The ISAF Racing Rules Committee is tasked with formulating, revising and publishing the RRS, with any changes ultimately subject to the approval of the ISAF Council, the final decision-making body of the International Sailing Federation.

The formulation of the RRS follows the same democratic process upon which all ISAF decision making is based. Proposed changes to the RRS are suggested in Submissions (which can be made by ISAF Member National Authorities, International Class Associations, the ISAF Executive Committee, ISAF Committee Chairmen and the ISAF President) to the ISAF Annual Conference.

These are then evaluated carefully by the ISAF Racing Rules Working Party and during the meeting of the ISAF Racing Rules Committee at the Conference. That committee passes its recommendations on to the ISAF Council. Approved changes then comes into force in the next edition of the RRS. So the 2009-2012 RRS reflect rule changes approved by the ISAF Council over the past three years.

The 2007 ISAF Annual Conference in Estoril, Portugal was the last opportunity for Submissions to be approved to change this edition of the RRS. Since then, the ISAF Racing Rules Working Party has been working intensively on the new rule book, including three days of meetings at the ISAF Secretariat in April.

The publication of the RRS on the ISAF website www.sailing.org marks their first release ahead of their worldwide date of implementation on 1 January 2009.

ISAF Member National Authorities (MNAs) have already received the latest edition of the RRS to give them due time to prepare their own versions of the RRS 2009-2012 including the relevant national prescriptions and translations.

The ISAF policy on the reproduction of the ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing is available online and sets out the rights of MNAs and commercial organizations to use the RRS in publications.

ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing - www.sailing.org/rrs

ISAF Publications - www.sailing.org/publications




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