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RACING RULES & REGULATIONS


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  • The YNZ Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020
  • The YNZ Safety Regulations of Sailing 2017-2020
  • The Rules Book
  • The Rules in Practice 2017 - 2020
  • 2017-2020 Racing Rules Companion
  • The Rules Book
  • RYA Handy Guide to the Racing Rules 2017-2020
  • RYA Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020
  • Protests & Appeals
  • North U. Learn the racing Rules DVD
  • Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing through 2016
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    YACHTING NEW ZEALAND RACING RULES OF SAILING 2017 - 2020
    By Yachting New Zealand. Spiral bound Pbk, 130mm X 170mm, 167 pages, Published 2016.
    This edition, effective from 2017 to 2020, includes two main sections. The first, Parts 1-7, contains rules that affect all competitors. The second, Appendices A-P, provides details of rules that apply to particular kinds of racing, and rules that affect only a small number of competitors or officials.
    Yachting New Zealand has included the sections of the ISAF rules which are most frequently used.

    The Yachting New Zealand Safety Regulations have been published in a separate book.

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    YACHTING NEW ZEALAND SAFETY REGULATIONS OF SAILING 2017 - 2020
    By Yachting New Zealand. Spiral bound Pbk, 130mm X 176mm, 153 pages, published 2016.
    This book covers the safety regulations applicable to offshore and coastal racing and cruising (Categories 1 - 5), pleasure yachts departing for overseas travel, motoryachts embarking on offshore passages, trailer yachts and sports trailer boats, and sports boats.

    The Yachting New Zealand Racing Rules have been published in a separate book.

    NZ$35.00 + Delivery

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    THE RULES BOOK - COMPLETE 2013-2016 RULES.
    By Eric Twiname & Bryan Willis. Paperback, 123mm x 186mm, 224 pages, colour illustration.
    This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation and has been fully revised for this edition. The entire 2009-2012 racing rules are included. In revising The Rules Book to take account of the rule changes, Bryan Willis has maintained Eric Twiname's method of presentation.
  • Essential for all racers
  • Covers the rules by race situation
  • Helpful explanatory diagrams from the race course
  • Rules graded for club, national and international competition
  • Includes the entire 2009-2012 racing rules

    NZ$40.00 + Delivery.

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    THE RULES IN PRACTICE 2017 - 2020
    By Bryan Willis. Pbk, 0.35kg, 170mm x 210mm, 160 pages, full colour illustrations. Published 2016
    The Racing Rules Bible, completely updated for the latest 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing.

    This is the essential guide for the Racing sailor.

    A proper understanding of the racing rules is crucial to success on the water and there is no better guide to the latest rules than Bryan Willis. Bryan has been chairman of the jury and chief umpire for some of the most prestigious sailing events in the world, including the America's Cup and Olympics. He has served on International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Racing Rules Committee for over 25 years. Who better to explain how to put the rules into practice? Sailors are taken through a wide range of scenarios with a clear explanation of what rule applies and how it should be interpreted. Colour diagrams make everything crystal clear. As well as going through the latest rules changes for 2017-2020, Bryan also guides you through the knowledge needed to come out at the front of the fleet at every stage of the race and every mark. An appendix includes the rules in full, making this an essential reference as well as an invaluable guide.

    NZ$45.00 + Delivery.

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    2017-2020 RACING RULES COMPANION.
    By Bryan Willis. Papercover, Spiral-bound, 80mm x 223mm, 23 pages, full colour photographs and drawings. Published 2016

    The invaluable on-the-water reference guide to the essentials of the racing rules, updated for the latest 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing.

    The book summarises the basic principles, definitions and rules and then covers every aspect of the race. This edition includes a new section on starts as well as mark rounding, obstructions, signals, and dispute resolution. Colour diagrams throughout ensure the concepts are easily understood.

    Splash-proof and spiral bound, this little companion stands up to frequent use and serves as a great aide-memoire that will fit into your pocket or kit bag.

  • Basic Principles
  • Sailing the Course
  • Definitions
  • Keeping Clear
  • Proper Course
  • Basic Rules
  • Tacking
  • Changing course
  • Avoiding contact
  • On the Start Line
  • Mark Rounding
  • Obstructions
  • Penalty Turns
  • Starting Systems
  • Visual Signals
  • Dispute resolution

    NZ$22.00 + delivery.

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    THE RULES BOOK.
    By Eric Twiname and Bryan Willis
    Paperback, 0.35kg, 216mm x 186mm, 246 pages, colour illustrations. Published 2012.
    This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation and has been fully revised for this tenth edition. The entire 2013-2016 racing rules are included. In revising The Rules Book to take acount of the rule changes, Bryan Willis has maintained Eric Twiname's unique method of presentation. This book:
  • is essential for all racers
  • covers the rules by race situation
  • has helpful explanatory diagrams from the race course
  • has the rules graded for club, national and international competition
  • includes the entire 2013-2016 racing rules

    NZ$50.00 + delivery.

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    RYA HANDY GUIDE TO THE RACING RULES 2017 - 2020.
    By RYA. Paperback, 0.02kg, 150mm x 105mm, 15 pages, colour illustrations. Published 2016.
    The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) are revised and published every four years by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), the international authority for the sport.
    This pocket guide is a simplified view of the basic racing rules and has been updated to reflect the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020. It is essential reading if you are new to racing and covers the following key areas:

  • Principals
  • When boats meet
  • Penalty turns
  • Propulsion
  • Protesting
  • The race committee For simplicity, this guide does not cover all of the rules and exceptions; sailors are strongly recommended to study the RYA Racing Rules of Sailing (code YR1) in addition to this publication.

    NZ$9.00 + delivery.

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    RYA RACING RULES OF SAILING 2017 - 2020.
    By RYA. Spiral Bound, 0.32kg, 130mm x 175mm, 202 pages, Published 2016.
    The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) are revised and published every four years by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), the international authority for the sport.
    This guide covers all of the rules and exceptions.

    NZ$30.00 + delivery.

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    PROTESTS & APPEALS.
    By Bryan Willis. Paperback, 171m x 240mm, 95 pages, monochrome photographs.
    There is nothing sadder than winning on the water, then losing it in the protest room through inexperience. This book de-mystifies the protest procedure, so you can sail with more confidence and stand up for your rights.
    Protest & Appeals gives clear and detailed guidance on protesting, defending a protest, requesting redress, re-opening hearings, and appealing.
    No-one likes protests, and the last place to learn is at a major championship. This guide shows you what to expect, details how to conduct yourself fairly but effectively, and gives you the best chance of winning if you are in the right. It should be in the kitbag of every racing sailor.

    NZ$41.00 + delivery.

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    NORTH U LEARN THE RACING RULES - 2 DISK DVD.
    By North Sails
    DVD, 0.11kg.
    Written and narrated by international rules expert David Dellenbaugh, this two-DVD video series will help you understand the 2013-2016 Racing Rules of Sailing and apply them tactically while racing. Using digital animation, computer graphics, on-the-water sailing demonstrations and actual racing footage Learn the Racing Rules explains all the rules you need to know when boats meet on the race course. Great for all types of racing sailors of all skill levels.
    Disk 1 explains the basic right-of-way rules and their limitations.
    Disk 2 explains the rules that apply at marks and obstructions.
    Each explains the complete text of all rules and definitions that are discussed, plus key references to international appeal cases.

    Was NZ$75.00 + delivery.
    Now NZ$20.00 + delivery.

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    UNDERSTANDING THE RACING RULES OF SAILING - THROUGH 2016.
    By Dave Perry
    Paperback, 0.64kg, 152mm x 230mm, 381 pages, black & white illustrations. Published 2012.
    This book;
  • Explains all the new changes to the rules and definitions, including Mark-Room.
  • Includes the complete text of the 2013 - 2016 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Racing Rules of Sailing and US Sailing Prescriptions.
  • Contains over 100 quotes and references to the US Sailing Appeals and ISAF Cases, making it an indispensable resource for sailors as well as judges and other racing officials.

    The better you know the rules the sharper you will be tactically on the race course. Dave Perry clearly and concisely answers all the most commonly asked questions on the racing rules from a champion racing sailor's perspective. His comprehensive, easy-to-understand explanations, with extensive references to US Sailing Appeals and ISAF Cases, make this book a complete and authoritative resource on the rules for new racers and Olympic sailors alike, as well as judges and other race officials. Brad Dellenbaugh's abundant diagrams and amusing captions bring Perry's explanantions to life.

    Was NZ$80.00 + delivery.
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