IRC in Canada

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Rating Application Forms

2021 Canadian IRC Fees Credit Card Waiver

New Application

For boats never rated before, or last rated in 2012 or earlier.

Download Application


This form is to be used as a revalidation form for any revalidating boats for 2021.

Download Form

Amendment and Trial Certificates

For use if you hold a current certificate and wish to run an amendment or trial(s). Only complete the information that varies from the current valid certificate. Changes to hull, keel or rudder must be accompanied by drawings or photographs; for other trials or amendments further information, drawings or photographs may be requested.

Download Amendment Form Download Trail Certificates Form

Short-Handed Certificate Application / Short Handed Certificate Revalidation

If you occasionally race in specific short-handed races (1 or 2 people) you may apply for an additional short-handed certificate. Please see IRC Rule 9.2 for full details.

Download Short-Handed Certificate Application Form Download Short-Handed Certificate Revalidation

Other Forms

Re-Registration Form (Ownership Transfer)

Sail Canada has been authorized to act as the Canadian Agent for IRC in Canada, representing RORC, the owners of the system. As such, Sail Canada accepts applications on behalf of RORC for all vessels that wish to race under the IRC rules in Canada. IRC certificates are renewed annually and are valid until December 31st of each year.

Download Re-Registration Form

One Design Form

For use only by those designs listed on the form drop down list.

Download One Design Form

If you need any assistance in receiving these documents, wish to file an application or have a question on IRC in Canada, please email the Sail Canada at For more information on the IRC system, please refer to the documentation provided by RORC at

  • Rolex
  • Helly Hansen
  • Gallagher Skippers' Plan
  • BMO Sail Canada MasterCard
  • Government of Canada