Notice To All Racers...

 

The new Safety Equipment Requirements (SER) system is being adopted and effective March 1 2014. This system will replace the Category Certificate.

 

View the SERs here (pdf)

 

View the SERs online via Google Docs (may not work with certain apple products)

 

Download the SERs in Excel version

 

Learn more about the SERs here

 


 

2013 PIYA

CATEGORY CERTIFICATE

 

Download Here

Category Certificate Compliance is mandatory by all racing skippers.

 

Significant changes in requirements have been adopted.

 

Please click the link below to view this document. A signed certificate is required on all racing vessels.

 

Download Here

 

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Regatta Safety Tool

 

A working document to help the

Organizing Authorities (OA) to
assist in defining what gear is required for races of various types.

Feedback is encouraged

 

CLICK HERE

 

SWIFTSURE 2014

DO YOU COMPLY WITH THE NEW Safety Equipment Requirements (SER's)?

The countdown is on to the 2014 Swiftsure International Yacht Race.
This will be the 71st running of the race and we hope even more racers participate this year. You must comply with the newly  adopted SER's as required per the NOR.

View the SERs here (pdf)

 

View the SERs online via Google Docs (may not work with certain apple products)

 

Download the SERs in Excel version

 

Learn more about the SERs here

PIYA is devoted to supporting and standardizing the development and use of common racing standards under which Pacific Northwest and BC sailors can race within their respective yacht clubs and organizations. This organization...

 

• Functions as the Pacific Northwest US (Area L) regional sailing association of
  the United States Sailing Association, the national US racing authority.

 

• Assists in the Coordination of USSA Area L racing activities, including area
  elimination racing events leading toward national US Sailing Championships,
  resolving racing protest appeals above the yacht club level, and providing racing
  judging support, and support for major area racing events.

 

• Maintains a standard set of racing sailboat equipment and accommodation
  standards via the Safety Equipment Requirements. Boats racing under PIYA
  must subscribe to and allow a safe and equitable boat-racing environment.

 

• Provides direction for adequate safety inspection.

 

• Supporting standardized yacht rating systems under which member yacht clubs
  may conduct racing events and accept boats equitably from other areas/across
  border for these race events.

 

• Provides sail numbers to PHRF boats of member clubs in Washington Oregon
  Idaho and Montana. For British Columbia sail numbers, please contact Nancy Chow
  at BC Sailing.

 

 

 

 

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