Harrington Waters Radio Yacht Club hosted the South Metros for 2021 at the Harrington Waters lake. Saturday morning dawned bright and sunny, and the forecast was for an easterly wind till lunchtime and a southerly coming in early in the afternoon.Read More
SA IOM Champs – the stories you won’t read anywhere else……Read More
Hub Bell passed away this week following a brave battle with cancer. Hub’s tremendous contribution to radio sailing in Australia is hard to measure and easy to underestimate. Over the course of Hub’s life, he held almost every office you can imagine at radio sailing Club level, State level and at the National level. He was a Life Member of the ARYA.Read More
We regret to advise that the 2021 A Class Bink Frayne Memorial has been postponed until further notice.Read More
In the main body of the RRS (Rule 44.1), a boat infringing a rule and gaining an advantage is required to retire from the race – no alternative penalty is available at all.
Many radio sailors thought that was harsh. Some years ago, the ISAF-RSD Rules Committee attempted to build an alternative penalty for this situation into Appendix E. The resultant rule is Appendix E 4.3(b). This has been in place for a few rules revisions (about 3 or 4 I think) and continues to give problems as the rule is poorly understood.Read More
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