BC Sailing Assistant Race Officer Course

Date: TBD Fall 2020
Times: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Trophy Lounge, Vancouver Rowing Club
Participation: Open to members and non-members
Registration Fee: $25.00 + GST.
Instructor: TBD
Seats Available: 25/25

The ARO course, suitable for those with little experience on a race committee, covers the duties of each job on the committee, with some attention to the structure of racing and the rules. The course takes about 6 hours, for groups of 8 to 25 people.

The Assistant Race Officer course is suitable for those with little experience on a race committee or sailors desiring to learn the basics of race management. The course covers the duties of each job on the committee, with some attention to the structure of racing and the rules. The course takes about 6 hours, for groups of 8 to 25 people.

Successful completion of this course grants the attendee automatic BC Sailing/Sail Canada Certification as an Assistant Race Officer (ARO). Certification for ARO is for four years. Assistant Race Officers (ARO) are certified by the BC Sailing Race Management Committee. For more information on certification, visit the Race Officers page in the Race Management section of Sail Canada’s website.

Please select “I need copy of the Racing Rules of Sailing” check box on your registration if you require a rule book. Certified ARO and CRO officials must have a rule book. Books will be available for sale at $19.95 + GST. The Sail Canada booklet “Join the Race Committee” is also required and available at the seminar for $18.00 + GST if you do not already possess a copy.

Paid parking is available on Stanley Park Drive and in public lots throughout Stanley Park.

Note: You may experience problems registering for the course if you use a VPN. Please originate your payment request from a Canadian IP address.

Registration will open in Summer 2020.