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Updated World Sailing Racing Rules and WYC Sailing Instructions

The new 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing will take effect on January 1st and can be reviewed at Whitstable Yacht Club’s Sailing Instructions for Club Races have been updated to align with the new rules. The updates to the WYC SIs are minor changes to the new RRS numbering, updates to add clarity on insurance requirements, and to add an RYA recommended Risk Statement. The updated document can be downloaded from the club website at and will be included in the printed Club Information Programme when it is distributed before the racing season. Thank you to John Cooper for reviewing the documents and ensuring the WYC SIs are aligned.
Club members who take part in racing are encouraged to review the updated Racing Rules of Sailing and the Club Sailing Instructions.