Race Officer Seminars

Race Management Assistant Race Officer (Level 1) & Club Race Officer (Level 2) 

The Ontario Sailing Race Management Committee has course conductors certified by Sail Canada available to run workshops in race management in your area. If there is sufficient interest within your club or class association, a workshop can be arranged right in your home club.  If you would like to arrange for a course to be run at your club please contact Krystal via email or 1-888-672-7245 ext. 221.

2016 Race Management Seminar Schedule
 

TO REGISTER FOR ONE OF THE COURSES LISTED BELOW, CLICK HERE

COURSE LOCATION DATES COURSE FEE COURSE CONDUCTORS
Level 1&2 Race Officer Course

CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

National Yacht Club February 20 & 21, 2016  $75.71 Dave Sprague & Jake Wright-Starr
Level 1&2 Race Officer Course Mimico Cruising Club February 27 & 28, 2016 $75.71 Irene McNeill & Jake Wright-Starr
Level 1 (Assistant Race Officer) Course Royal Canadian Yacht Club March 5, 2016 $53.11 Pat Lymburner & Graham Dougall
Level 1&2 Race Officer Course Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club March 5 & 6, 2016 $75.71 Dave Sprague, Irene McNeill, & Paul Brennan
Level 1&2 Race Officer Course CFB Trenton Yacht Club April 2 & 3, 2016 $75.71 Graham Dougall & Bill Visser
Level 1 (Assistant Race Officer) Course Port Dover Yacht Club April 9, 2016 (change of date from April 2, 2016) $53.11 John Weakley & Paul Brennan
Level 1&2 Race Officer Course Kingston Yacht Club April 9 & 10, 2016 $75.71 Ross Cameron & Bill Visser
Level 1&2 Race Officer Course

CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

Barrie Yacht Club April 16 & 17, 2016 $75.71 John Weakley & Irene McNeill (Sat.) & Dave Sprague (Sun.)
Level 1&2 Mark Layer Prerequisite Seminar Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club May 14 & 15, 2016 $75.71 John Weakley, Pat Lymburner, & Paul Brennan

*A current Rule Book is required for all courses.  These are available for purchase by contacting Margaret at ext. 223 or via email.

 TO REGISTER FOR ONE OF THE COURSES LISTED ABOVE, CLICK HERE

 
Content

Assistant Race Officer (Level 1) Theory

  • Duties and responsibilities of:
    • Recorder
    • Timer
    • Flag Officer
    • Sound Signaler
    • Line Judge
  • Basic compass skills
  • Setting and maintaining start/finish lines

Prerequisites

None

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Club Race Officer (Level 2) Theory: Application form 
  • Duties and responsibilities of leading a Race Management Team
  • Regatta Organization
  • Compass Skills – Calculating race course

Prerequisite

Level 1

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For certification as a Mark Setter, a National Race Officer, a Senior National Race Officer or a RM Course Conductor, please contact Sail Canada.
 
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Registration

All workshops are intended to be self-supporting. Therefore all workshops are scheduled with a pre-registration date and a minimum registration clause. If the minimum number of registrants have not replied by the pre-registration date, the workshop will not be conducted as scheduled.

 
Duration

The Level 1 course is approximately 4-5 hours.  Level 2 courses take approximately 12-14 hours to cover the theory and some practical demonstrations. Depending upon the area and the availability of course conductors, workshops can be structured to run during a weekend or over three evenings.

For more information on hosting or registering for a Race Management Seminar, please contact Krystal via email or call 1-888-672-7245 or 905-572-7245 ext. 221.
 
* A Sail Canada certified race official is working on behalf of Sail Canada and therefore covered by the Director and Officer Liability Policy (see Sail Canada website for details).
 
 

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