The rules that govern how to score each individual Team Race is given in the Racing Rules of sailing Appendix D - specifically Rule D3.1. The following provides some basic interpretation as to what each section of D3.1 actually means for whoever is scoring your racing.

  • D3.1 (a)Each boat finishing a r...
28.11.18 02:12 AM - Comment(s)
Everyone knows that in a team race, the boat in 1st gets 1 point, the boat in 2nd gets 2 points, (etc.) and the team with the fewest points wins.

However, what happens to boats that are OCS, do not start or retire? Looking at the rule book you will find:

D3.1 (a) Each boat finishing a race shall ...
19.02.18 02:57 AM - Comment(s)
One of the things that we are regularly asked is what is the correct ratio of teams and flights when running a team racing event. There is not a perfect answer to this and every event will be slightly different depending on what the event objectives are.
For example, a group of friends who are having...
30.10.17 04:40 PM - Comment(s)
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