Supporting Resources

Resource Why it is useful Where to get it
Risk Management Template Provides a template for managing risk and safety at a club
Guide to Incident Management Plans Guides clubs on how to prepare an Incident Management Plan in case of a serious incident
Incident Report Form If something does happen at your club it helps the sport tremendously to get that information so that we can learn from your experiences.
State Associations Your club’s State Association will have expert staff, volunteers and committees that can help you with safety and risk management at your club. Check out their websites, contact them and ask!
Racing Rules of Sailing Includes fundamental safety rules and advice on how to refer to safety in Notices of Race and Sailing Instructions
National Officiating Program The officials at your club involved in planning and running races can be educated on the safety and risk management aspects of competition. Importantly they are recognised in the system and can be provided updates to safety information.
Race Officer Training For those Race Officials who are directly responsible for carrying out the races at a club on any given day this training provides basic education about safety on and off the course.
Online Safety Training Course Australian Sailing has developed a new short online course for Sailing Managers, Race Officials, Sailing Committee Members and Class Association Officials. The Safety Code induction aims to ensure consistent safe practices throughout the Australian Sailing community.
World Sailing Race Management Manual A terrific source from the international body about conducting races, putting in place safety plans and crisis management.[18217].pdf
The Powerboat Program On water volunteers should be skilled up on operating powerboats and practiced at rescuing dinghies and multihulls.
Special Regulations for Keelboats Clubs running events for keelboats will need to set the minimum safety standards required of participating boats as these set out.
National Equipment Auditor Scheme When clubs are conducting Category 1 or 2 races, have members competing in these at other clubs, or simply want to raise the bar on helping boats comply with the Special Regulations, this program is for you.
Special Regulations for Off the Beach Boats Small catamarans, sailboards and dinghies have safety equipment requirements, as set out in these.
Amendments to the Special Regulations From time to time AS issues amendments to the Special Regulations and clubs will need to stay abreast of these developments.
Interpretations of the Special Regulations As clubs or boats ask for formal interpretation they are published for anyone’s benefit and understanding.
Safety Information Notices A wealth of helpful safety information that isn’t a formal education program or regulation. Read on!
Major Incident Reports Your club can learn from incidents that have happened all over the world and apply applicable lessons within your club.
Race Officials Newsletters The Race Officials Newsletters to accredited Race Officials often carry great safety information and should be perused by all involved in running races at a club.
Learn to Sail Programs and Courses What better way to improve safety than to increase the skills and capabilities of your participants.
Safety and Sea Survival Training This course is a compliance requirement for Category 1 or 2 races. However clubs that have members simply want to raise the bar on understand safety issues at sea this course is exceptionally helpful.
National Safety Committee Terms of Reference If a club needs to interact with the National Safety Committee it helps to understand their protocols.
Safety Change and Interpretation Policies If a club wishes to change a Safety policy or seeks a formal interpretation these policies will describe the process.