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 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing files are available here: Click Here 

The Sail Canada Prescriptions for the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing are available:

Important Documentation

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

Applying Rules 46 & 75 at your next race

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