Rules & Racing

Rules & Racing

The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) are updated every 4 years. Every racing sailor, coach, official and regatta organizer should own a Rule Book for ready reference.


World Sailing’s Racing Rules of Sailing files are available here: Click Here 

  • World Sailing Changes & Corrections to RRS 2021-2024_version 1: Click Here

The Sail Canada Prescriptions for the 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing are available here:

RRS 2021-2024 Sail Canada Prescriptions


Important Documentation


Many thanks to the Sail Canada Rules Committee and Judges’ Sub-Committee, and our support partners for helping to provide us with the Racing Rules of Sailing in Canada.

Proving Membership at Sail Canada events & Sailing Competitions in Canada_applying RRS 46

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