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Rule Changes 2009

We’ve grouped together all the resources you might find useful in explaining the 2009 changes to the Rules of Racing. If you have any further questions please contact the British Rowing Headquarters.

Don’t forget that as well as the changes to the Rules of Racing from the 1st April a new British Rowing rule requires all boats to display boat ID.

Practicalities Flyer
Rowing & Regatta Article

An article from Chris Llewellyn, Chairman of the Competition Committee, explaining why the changes are being made and what effect they will have.

 Practicalities Flyer
Rules of Racing

The full rules of racing effective from the 1st April.  You may also like to see the updated Veteran Handicap Operating Notes.

Practicalities Flyer
Points & Cards Flyer

A flyer to explain what the changes actual mean on a practical level.  Ideal for both competitors and event organisers as a quick reference.

Copies of this flyer will be distributed to clubs, events and also with all new cards sent out to members from the 1st April.

 Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve put together, and will be updating, a list of frequently asked questions about the rule changes.

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Event Organisers’ Guide

A guide for event organisers which covers the practicalities of the rule changes but also suggests some ideas about how to improve your event.

OARA Administrator’s may also want to take note of the following instructions.

Organisers with junior events may also find our flowchart for punching junior wins useful.