Safe Boating Policy
The South of Perth Yacht Club encourages safe boating practices among its members. Boat owners are required at all times to comply with the regulations and conditions of the Department of Transport, as set out in the Marine Safety Rules and Regulations, together with any related statutory requirements.
All participants in racing competition conducted by the Race Committee of SoPYC are to comply with the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) as well as the AS Special Regulations set out in the ‘Blue Book’, together with the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions issued for each event.
The attention of sailors is drawn to this Safety Section segment of the ‘Red Book’ and to the requirement to complete an AS Equipment Audit Form when nominating for each sailing season.
All participants in racing and cruising events conducted by SoPYC are directed to Section 1, 1.01.1 of the AS Special Regulations: