SAYRA Race Management


Summer 2020 Update




Chip Till

SAYRA Race Management Chair

Cell: +1 (843) 556-6554 | Email:



SAYRA Race Management Committee

Warren Collier – Georgia (CRO, RJ)

Vickie Matthews – North Carolina (RRO)

JD Rosser – Area D ARO (RRO, NJ)

Jerry Thompson – North Carolina (RRO, RJ)

Chip Till – South Carolina (RRO)

On-line Race Management Training UPDATE



SAYRA currently has 50 certified US Sailing Race Officers

0 – National Race Officers (NRO)

10 – Regional Race Officers (RRO)

40 – Club Race Officers (CRO)


Click here to find a SAYRA Race Officer


Click here for all Nationwide US Sailing Race Officer Seminars





RC Flags Video from the UGA Sailing Team


New Race Management Resources!!!

Preparatory and Penalty Flags

Pursuit Race - Best Practices

Race Committee "Lite" Best Practices

Setting the Starting Line

Trapezoid Courses



Royal Yachting Association 6-week rules webinars

Week 1 - Intro to Racing Rules 

Week 2 - The start

Week 3 - The windward leg

Week 4 - Marks Part 1

Week 5 - The run

Week 6 - Marks Part 2


Weekly Q&A and Slides 



Upcoming Race Management Resources...

W/L course set-up and mark set location calculator