Rules/Officiating Resources

SafeSport & Race Officals

SafeSport training is required for all US Sailing race officials in 2018.

From the Board of Directors’ List of Covered Individuals, approved February 26, 2018:

  • US Sailing Certified Race Officials invited to a US Sailing Championship or other event for which US Sailing is the Organizing Authority must have successfully completed SafeSport training at the time of appointment to the Championship event.
  • US Sailing Certified Race Official candidates applying in 2018 for initial Race Official certification must have successfully completed SafeSport training upon application.
  • US Sailing Certified Race Officials renewing Race Official certifications in 2018 must have successfully completed SafeSport training prior to renewal.
  • US Sailing Certified Race Official whose certification is current in 2018 must have successfully completed SafeSport training by December 31, 2018.

SafeSport: Letter to Race Officials

SafeSport: How-To Guide

SafeSport: Register and Take the Training

Please visit the main SafeSport page for more information about the SafeSport program and the SafeSport Handbook.