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Race Officials

Regatta officials play a key role in the promotion, organization and management of sailboat racing in Canada. Volunteers involved with Race Management, Judging and Umpiring are encouraged to follow Sail Canada’s certification program in place to increase skill level, practical experience and knowledge. Many graduates of Sail Canada’s National Race Official program have succeeded to become well respected and recognized volunteers at the national and international levels.

Sail Canada’s Race Management Program

has been developed to provide competent regatta management skills for volunteers organizing and running sailing competitions.

The program consists of four levels: