Competitive Resources

Regatta Management

Whether you are running an event for the first time or an experienced event planner, US Sailing has the tools to help you succeed.

US Sailing has a wealth of information for running successful regattas and for different audiences including videos, checklists, databanks and more.

  • US Sailing will guide you through the basics to help you run a safe and successful event.
  • Do you need to find qualified Race Officers, Judges or Umpires?
  • Need a template for writing a Notice of Race or Sailing Instructions?
  • Want to learn about online registration and scoring?
  • Visit our Race Officials site to learn more about racing rules, finding race officials and the courses we have to offer.
  • Not sure how big your committee should be or who should be on it?  Our Planning Documents and Checklists will give you guidance.
  • Want to run a green regatta?  US Sailing and Sailors for the Sea can help.
  • Do you know what the law is about how to manage a head injury is in your state?  We can help you find it.

Regatta Management Planning Manual 

A comprehensive guide to help you in planning your event.


These videos are useful tools and give ideas and inspiration for running great regattas