Racing Webinars Scheduled

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The Racing Webinars are now Events in the Calendar - This post is a summary of dates and times.

April 8, 8pm – Racing Rules

Understanding the Racing Rules of Sailing and how to stay out of trouble.

Review of the basic and most common Right of Way Rules.

Obligations of both Right of Way and Give Way boats.

Scenarios and what to do.

Given by Katie Coleman Nicoll

National Judge and Umpire, Chairman of the Ontario Judges Committee, committee member on the Ontario Appeals Committee, Sail Canada’s Judges Sub Committee and Sail Canada’s Umpire Committee

April 15, 8pm – Racing Tactics

Some tips and tricks to have your boat go faster on the race course – or even over to a cruising destination!

Boat preparation, sail controls and moves on the water.

If you come away with only a few new ideas, you will have learned something new.

Given by Katie Coleman Nicoll

J/22, J/24  and J/35 skipper in national and world competitions

April 22, 8pm – PHRF Racing

A brief PHRF primer covering how PHRF handicapping works, how to get a certificate and how a boat gets an initial assigned SP.

We will also cover upcoming changes to the system over the 2021/2022 seasons such as changes to sail measurement requirements, the introduction of new fleet SP’s for non traditional race course configurations as well as the introduction of Free Flying Headsail allowances for certain race courses.

Given by Steve Fisher

TYC PHRF Measurer and Key TYC Contact


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