Race Officers


Race Officers are in charge of racing on the water.
Their duties include:

    • ensuring the safety of competitors and the race committee
    • choosing courses to give competitors the best possible races
    • adjusting the course in response to changing conditions
    • starting the fleet
    • finishing the fleet
    • scoring the event


World Sailing International Race Management Seminar

Chicago Yacht Club and US Sailing will host an International Race Management Seminar on October 14-16, 2016. This seminar and the associated test are a required part of the application for International Race Officer certification. For more information, click the button below.