Keelboat Documents


2019-20 Standard Sailing instructions

2019-20 Midweek Series Supplementary Sailing Instructions (See also Amendments)





Amendments to the 2019-20  Sailing instructions will be posted here the (date) they become effective.

2019-20/22 - Frostbite Series - Fleet Combinations - Etchells (Posted 19/6/2020)
2019-20/21 - Frostbite Series - Start/Finish Line (Posted 4 June 2020)
2019-20/20 - Midweek Series - Start/Finish Line (Posted 13May2020)
2019-20/19 - Flying 15 Race added on 21 March (Posted 18 Mar2020)
2019-20/18 - Couta Boat Race added on 21 March (posted 12Mar2020)
2019-20/17 - BW8 Race moved to RPYC on 21 March (posted 12Mar2020)
2019-20/16 - BW8 Course Amendments from 7 March 2020 (posted 4Mar2020)
2019-20/15 - Etchells Course Amendments from 7 March 2020 (posted 4Mar2020
2019-20/14 - Thursday MidWeek Starts from 5 March 2020 (posted 4Mar2020)
2019-20/13 - Saturday Keelboat Racing from 7 March 2020 (posted 4Mar2020)
2019-20/12 - All Keelboat Fleets - Start Box Thursdays and Saturdays (posted 18 Feb 2020)
2019-20/11 - Twilight Sailing - Start Box no longer in use (posted 18 Feb 2020)
2019-20/07 - Midweek Sailing Boat Start/Finish on  5 December 2019 (posted 5 Dec 2019)
2019-20/06 - Twilight Sailing on 4 December 2019 (posted 4 Dec 2019)
2019-20/05 - Mirror Fleet Schedule 22 Mar 2020 (Posted 15 Nov 2019)
2019-20/04 - Etchells Mid River Course 5 (Posted 27 Nov 2019))
2019-20/03 - Dragon Club Line Course 2 (Posted 8 Nov 2019)
2019-20/02 - Dragon Schedule 16 November (Posted  8 Nov 2019)
2019-20/01 - Mid Week Course Changes A & B Fleet (posted 19 Oct 2019)




2019-20 Keelboat Nomination Form  (Contenders to use the KB Form)

2019-20 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
Manfred Speicher - 0416 018 407
Trish Ford - 0412 924 724
Mike Hughes - 0412 000 402
Shaun Hughes - 0419 373 345
Jonathon Strauss - 0408 945 608








































Special Courses for Saturday 4 January 2020

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 2017-2020

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