The RYA Racing Rules Explained is the complete guide to understanding the Racing Rules of sailing. Excellent book which the VR coaches highly recommend!
Racing Rules are compulsory for all racing sailors the world over and this great book provides adequate explanations, through clear text & diagrams, behind the mystery of the ISAF Racing Rules 2009/2012.
This book is for competitors, race officials and anyone who wishes to increase his/her knowledge of the of the rules of racing. It is comprehensive, with seven sections that contain rules for every competitor:
When Boats Meet
Conduct of a Race
Other Requirements when Racing
Protests, Redress Hearings, Misconduct and Appeals
Entry and Qualifications
Written by Trevor Lewis, the RYA Racing Rules Committee Chairman, an ISAF International Judge and an acknowledged rules expert.