Flash: 2011 Greenbook Revisions
Racing with the Alberg 30 Association is a friendly affair. Oh, to be sure, the die-hard racers are out there to win. But the cruisers are also out there, just to have a good time. In the process, they become better sailors. And they all, racers and cruisers, raft up together at the end of the day for a party. It's a family.
Do you want to do your first race? Well, there are two things that are essential:
If you have any questions, or need any information about a race, you can always contact the racing commodore
But what about those complicated and difficult racing rules?
A member of the A30 Association, who wishes to remain anonymous for reasons of liability, has provided a cheat sheet to the racing rules. This will get you started, and will cover most situations out on the water. US Sailing also has a summary, but I think that's more for experienced racers to use to jog their memory on the water.
The class has rules on permitted sails. The definitive reference is the bylaws in the Handbook.
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