Keelboat Documents






Amendments to the 2020-21  Sailing instructions will be posted here the (date) they become effective.




2020-21 Keelboat Nomination Form  (Contenders to use the KB Form)

2020-21 Off The Beach Classes Nomination Form

Please Note:  When clicking on the above links, you will be redirected to the Australian Sailing Revolutionise Sports Nominations Page.

If you have not used the Australian Sailing "RevolutioniseSport" system before, you will need to click the ‘Forgot login details’ button, which will allow you to enter your email address and set a password

Step by Step Guide

Also note that the Special Regulation Equipment Audit Forms are a mandatory part of the nomination process.  Please download the appropriate form in the section below, complete the form, arrange for an Equipment Auditor to inspect your vessel and then scan the Auditor signed form to your computer ready for uploading into the online Nomnation Form.


Aus. Sailing Cateogry 6 Equipment Audit Form 2017-2021
Use the Cat 6 form if you intend doing races that will be conducted close to the shoreline in protected waters, daylight hours, with effective rescue ability. (Inshore Races)

Aus. Sailing Category 7 Equipment Audit Form 2017-2021
Use the Cat 7 form if you only intend doing short races that will be conducted in sheltered waters in daylight hours and only with effecive rescue availability (Club River Races)

Life Jacket Inspection Form  |  How to wear your Life Jacket  | 

Life Jacket Self Care and Maintenance - 10 step easy to follow guide (Links to BWA)

Category 7 Plus - RFBYC Night Race

Compliance with Category 7 Explanatory Notes

Use the OTB form for  unballasted boats, centreboard dinghies, skiffs, multihulls, small open-ballasted boats and small trailable boats.
Please ensure your yacht meets the relevant safety requirements as detailed in the Australian Sailing Equipment audit forms before contacting an Equipment Auditor.  The audit period runs from 1 July to 30 June.
RFBYC Equipment Auditors

Trish Ford - 0412 924 724
Mike Hughes - 0412 000 402
Shaun Hughes - 0419 373 345
Greg Shakeshaft - 0450 889 258
Jenny Spearman - 0438 837 703
Manfred Speicher - 0416 018 407
Jonathon Strauss - 0408 945 608
Geoff Wells -  0408 935 950








































Temporary Change of Skipper Advice Form

Twilight Sails - Safety on the Water

Incident Report Form

Sailing Handbook Emergency Response Plan

Protest Form

Travel Grant Application Form

Current Club members can apply for travel funds directed towards entry or travel to state, national or international regattas.  Send completed forms to 

Application for Boat Registration

Vessel Inspection Form

Racing Rules of Sailing 2021 - 2024

RRS Special Regulations  and Amendments 2017-2020

Summary of Rule Changes for Sailors on the Water:  2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing


Drone Use Requirements (Updated 5 November 2019)

SUP Board Usage Policy