Address:
578 Royal Esplanade, Manly, Q 4179

Phone:
+61 7 3396 8666

Email:
reception@rqys.com.au

Volunteer Training Portal

Welcome to the RQYS Volunteer Training Portal – we will be updating the portal on a regular basis, so be sure to come back and check.

The First video is all about Flags, yes, Fun with Flags!

RQYS Volunteer Training Video 1 – Session One – Signal Flags an Overview

Here are the Powerpoints to follow along… Session One Power Points

Documents talked about in the training:

ISAF Race Signals part one

ISAF Race Signals part two

The next video to watch is all about the Start boat – specifically the Timekeeper

RQYS Volunteer Training Video 2 – Start Boat Timekeeper

Here are the Powerpoints to follow along… Session Two & Three Powerpoints

Documents talked about in the training:

Signal Boat Start Sequence form  (Timing Sheets)

and…

Knows how to use these tools:

Stop Watch

Compass (maybe)

Timing Box (if R.O.) requests use

Blank Paper or Timing Sheets

Horn if needed

Radio (If RO asks to call the start)

The Powerpoints for this Session are included in this link  Session Two & Three Powerpoints
Documents talked about in the training:

Knows how to use these tools:

Timer:

Wind Recording:

Here are the Powerpoints to follow along… Session Four Powerpoints

Make sure you have these items in your Finish Box, it is up to you!

  • Stopwatch (s) synced to GPS time
  • Compass
  • Wind Stick
  • Voice Recorder
  • Finish Sheets & Clipboard x 3 sets (enough for the expected number of races)
  • Information on Start Sequences, OCS, BFD, UFD etc.
  • Number of sailors
  • Course tables (if needed) to put finish boat in the right spot. As the Finisher you work with your Skipper to anchor in the right spot
  • In addition to the RQYS live Course Laying Training we will be requesting that all RQYS Course Layers take part in the new Australian Sailing On-line Course Laying Training which comes with its own accreditation via AS. You can register here https://yachting.canopihr.com.au/auth/register?returnUrl=%2F  The course takes approximately 4 hours to complete.