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What does RRS stand for?

RRS stands for Racing Rules of Sailing (international rules for racing sailboats)


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Both the Racing Rules of sailing and the rules of the class of boat you are sailing, there are many opportunities to gain places often around the track from knowing your rights, less important for offshore sailing but then offshore it is very important to know your rules for the type of boat you are sailing and to really understand what you can and can't do to increase boat-speed.
These applicable documents and rules are: the Deed of Gift; (89) the Protocol; (90) the America's Cup Class Rules (91) (if they are not applied to determine the admissibility of a yacht); the Terms of Challenge; (92) the applicable Notice of Race (93) (a separate Notice of race is published for each pre-regatta, the Challenger Selection series, and the final Match); the applicable Sailing Instructions (94) (which are specific to each regatta); and the Racing Rules of Sailing (95) of the International Sailing Federation.
The Rolex Sydney Hobart will be the last offshore yachting event in Australia to be conducted under the existing Racing Rules of Sailing as a new 'blue book' will come into effect on I January 2009.
Consequently, the Introductory Rules are as basic as possible, although they remain compatible with the principles and fundamental rules in the full ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS).