Documents relating to club and skipper training

MYA Handbook 2009

A very useful reference source for those new (and not so new) to the sport. Click below to download a zip file containing the individual pages. Note: This is a large file and may take a while to download if you have a slow internet connection MYA Handbook 2009

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Get Started Leaflet

Click on the link below to download the MYA Get Started leaflet ready for printing or emailing, fantastic for events where newcomers or non members may wish to know a little more about our great sport. MYA Get Started Leaflet

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MYA Measurers – How to become one

MYA Measurers – How to become one. The procedure for club measurers wanting to become official measurers is as follows: Obtain an Official Measurer’s accreditation form by e-mail from your local District Senior Measurer, the Technical Secretary, the MYA website or via your club e-mail contact. Complete the form...

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Rules Tutorial Videos

Please click on the links below to view videos showing various situations regarding the Racing Rules of Sailing. Our thanks to Fran Ditommaso, Fleet Secretary of the South Carolina Low Country Model Yacht Association for allowing the use of these videos. Rules Tutorial 1 – Room at the Mark...

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Promoting Your Club

People are aware of golf, cricket, football and other sports because they see the premises as they drive around. This is rarely the case with our sport and unless a club promotes itself people may simply not be aware that it exists – and it may find it difficult to recruit...

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Race Management Guide

Running and organising races is part of the sport, at some stage you will be asked to give a little back to the club or skippers who you have been sailing alongside and helping to run an event is the usual way of doing this. Although daunting for some;...

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Race Observer – Presentation

Although a self policing sport an important part of this is the use of competitors as Race Observers. The MYA prides itself at being at the forefront of race organisation and event hosting and the use of observers and their understanding of their role in the event is at...

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Club Race Officer Training

Being a Race Officer can be a daunting task but the presentation below can be used by a club or individual to help build the confidence of anyone wishing to take on the role. MYA Club Race Officer Course (powerpoint version) Use this version to present to others. MYA...

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