The MYA sails to World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) with amendments for our sport outlined by Appendix E, these are typically updated every 4 years.
It is possible to download them from the World Sailing Rules webpage link below. There are also publications available which have case studies in them and typical applications of the rules, a copy of the rules and case studies are a useful addition to your sailing equipment. The RRS for 2021-24 will take effect on 1 January 2021
Check out the Club and Skipper Development pages for hints and tips for those new to the sport.
There is also an excellent website by John Ball from Canada which explains elements of the rules, click here to view
The Free Sailing community use a different set of rules, a copy of which can be found attached below.
- MYA Free Sailing Yacht Racing Rules
- Free Sailing Class Rules Supplement