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Expected Behaviour

Please be careful when parking at our venues, to prevent cutting up the grass, drive slowly on the grass especially in the wet and approach from the roadside only - do not take long journeys across the grass. No more than 2 cars deep and no closer to the houses than the driveway entrance for the park. Thanks.

Playing by the Rules

Results Page             Please check your RO Duty Days                  

Friday follies and training from 1pm at the Lakes this Friday weather permitting

16th August             Fun Wednesday 170816

12th August             IOM Saturday 170812

5th August               IOM & J Class Saturday 170805

2nd August              Fun Wednesday 170802

29th July                  IOM Saturday 170729

26th July                  Fun Wednesday 170726

22nd July                 IOM Saturday 170722

19th July                  Fun Wednesday 170719

16th July                  Waihi Sunday 170716

15th July                  IOM Saturday 170715

12th July                  Fun Wednesday 170712

8th July                    IOM Saturday 170708   Photos are up now

5th July                    Fun Wednesday 170705

1st July                    IOM Saturday 170701

28th June                Fun Wednesday 170628

24th June                IOM Saturday 170624

21st June                Fun Wednesday 170621

17th June                IOM & RM Saturday 170617

14th June                Small fleet with wind up and down. No photos sorry, cameraman was keeping warm.

10th June                IOM Fleet & Match 170610

7th June                  Fun Wednesday 170607

3rd June                  IOM & RG65 Saturday 170603

31st May                 Fun Wednesday 170531

24th May                 Fun Wednesday 170524

20th May                 IOM Saturday 170520

13th May                 IOM Saturday 170513

10th May                 Fun Wednesday 170510

6th May                   IOM Saturday 170506

3rd May                   Fun Wednesday 170503

26th March              BoP Touring Rnd 3 Tauranga 170326
19th March              BoP Touring Rnd 2 Rotorua 170319

12th March               2017 IOM NI Champs Day 2
11th March               IOM North Island Champs Day 1  

5th March                BoP Touring Rnd 1 Waihi 170305
4th March                J Class North Island Champs 

22nd January          Marblehead Challenge Series 1


30th October         2016 BoP Champs Day 2  
29th October         2016 BoP Champs Day 1          New photos from John Bill 03/11/16                                                                                                     
3rd September      BoP 5hr Enduro Race 160903     


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From the excellent Blog: Racing Rules of Sailing - Look to Windward

 A good basic set of rules that can help teach the RRS in its simplest form.


Ten Racing Rule Commandments:


 1) Port keeps clear of starboard.

 2) Windward keeps clear of leeward when overlapped.

 3) When on the same tack a boat astern keeps clear of a boat ahead.

 4) A boat Tacking keeps clear of one that is not tacking.

 5) Avoid collisions. Racing Rules are defensive to prevent collisions not offensive racing tactics.

 6) If you gain right of way or change your course, give the other boat time (room) to keep clear.

 7) The inside overlapped boats at four boat lengths from the mark are entitled to room to round the mark.

 8) A boat that is backing-up or not racing must keep clear.

 9) If you have broken a rule, always get well clear as soon as you can, and then take your penalty turn.

 10) It is better to give way, than to spend hours in a protest room.