The Racing Rules of Sailing includes two main sections. The first, Parts 1—7, contains rules that affect all competitors. The second, Appendices A—R, provides details of rules, rules that apply to particular kinds of racing, and rules that affect only a small number of competitors or Officials.
The racing rules are revised and published every four years by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), the international authority for the sport. This edition becomes effective on 1 January 2013. Marginal markings indicate important changes to Parts 1—7 and the Definitions of the 2009—2012 edition. No changes are contemplated before 2016, but any changes determined to be urgent before then will be announced through national authorities and posted on the ISAF website (www.sailing.org
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 20 August, 2007.