Racing Rules Clinic w/Jerry Thompson


Fri, Aug 12 2022



Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Ron Jenkins
  • Social Chair: Ruthanna Jenkins

Want some tips to help your performance at AOD?   Or just want to increase your Racing Rules of Sailing IQ?

Join us upstairs in the main clubhouse, on Friday evening  after you check in for AOD.  Bring your crew. 

Jerry Thompson,  certified with US Sailing as a National Judge, an Umpire in Training,  Regional Race Officer and active sailor,  will be presenting a racing rules seminar from 5 pm to 6pm.  As you will see below, this is not his "first rodeo".   He is a much sought after trainer and presenter.


Description: Racing Rules Seminar with Jerry Thompson

Date:  August 12, 2022 

Time:  1700-1800 Seminar , followed by Question/Answers  (Event Check in  starts at 1600)

Subject: Common Rules Breaches at Start, Mark Roundings, and Finish

Where:  Upstairs meeting room, Main Club House, FBYC

Cost:  Free to all--

Who Should attend:   Anyone who races sailboats, all classes & sizes




Jerry is a highly personable, US Sailing certified  National Judge, an Umpire in Training, Regional Race Officer, who is also on the US Sailing Race Officer committee.

The US Sailing Race Officer committee is responsible for the following:.

  • develops, supports and certifies race officers within the U.S.
  • maintains the training and testing programs for certification.
  • assists sailing organizations in obtaining qualified race officers for events.
  • provides support and advice on the roles and conduct of race officers at US Sailing events.
  • investigates complaints against race officers.
  • submits candidates for approval by the Board as nominees for World Sailing International Race Officers.


We suggest you check in around, 1600, socialize a bit downstairs,  and make your way up upstairs to learn from and interact with "the master".

Fishing Bay Yacht Club
Office Mail: Fishing Bay Yacht Club, 2711 Buford Road #309, Bon Air, 23235,
Clubhouse Address: 1525 Fishing Bay Road, Deltaville, VA 23043 (no mail delivery)

Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

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