Club Duty Guidance

There are various support roles that club members have to complete through the year. You maybe a seasoned expert or somebody new to the role. Below we outline some important information you should review before arriving for each duty. We continue to appreciate all the help that all members give in this process.


Support Boats

TBYC Support Boat Guidance

Club Tow Car Duty Guidance

Any club member that meets the following criteria is insured to drive the TBYC Tow Car.

  • Are over 25 years of age
  • Are not 75 years of age or over
  • Have held a Full UK/EU Licence for a minimum of 24 months
  • All drivers must have a minimum of 24 months UK driving experience
  • Have had no Claims or Accidents in the last 3 years
  • Have no motoring convictions in the last 5 years
  • Have any unspent non-motoring criminal conviction

Duty Officer

TBYC Duty Officer Guidance – Updated 2018

Race and Assistant Race Officer

Being given the Duty of Race or Assistant Race Officer can be daunting especially if this is your first time or you are out out of practice. We always  however that all active sail racing members do get the chance to complete this role as it will also improve understanding when actually racing.

There are various resources available on this website and on the Internet that will improve your understanding, these are listed below. Always remember that some maybe out of date so it is important that they are viewed whilst referring to this years Sailing Instructions.

Club Presentation on being Race Officer

Club Race Officer Training 2018 (this is a good 61 page read but you may not want to print)
TBYC Race Officer on one page 2018

Club Video Presentation on the Race Start procedure and preparation from SS4

Committee Boat Start Video

Committee Boat Start Instructions

Instructions for Starting from Shorebox

Shorebox Start Instructions

Racing Rules

The ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020

RHKYC Seminars on RYA Race Management

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