The clinic will teach the skills of umpiring to judges / race officials / sailors with little or no experience in match racing and team racing. It will last for 4 days with 2 days of classroom teaching & test and 2 days of on water practice. Participants will take turns to umpire, perform race management and race on J/80s and Quest dinghies during the afloat sections.
This clinic is based on the World Sailing International Umpires & Match Racing Manual and Team Racing Umpire Manual. Successful completion of this umpire clinic with satisfactory test result will fulfil part of the criteria for application of National Umpire of HKSF.
Who should attend?
Persons who have a good knowledge of racing rules, experience on umpiring, on water judging and protest committee work are welcome to attend if space is available. Candidates who also possess the Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 2 Certificate issued by the Marine Department will have priority.
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