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Racing Rules

Whether you are a regatta organizer, a club trying to determine the best handicap rating system, a measurer, or a sailor striving to understand the rules…read on! The CYA has many programs and services in place to help in the development and maintenance of appropriate rules and regulations.

The Racing Rules of Sailing

Race Management Tools

Interpretations of the Racing Rules of Sailing

Protests and Appeals



U.S. Portsmouth Numbers

The experimental arbitration system

List of CYA certified officials