ORCV Announces New Offshore Race Management Introduction Course
Offshore sailors can face issues unlike those for bay events and this course has been developed to assist those persons officiating at such events. Specific attention drawn to risk analysis and duty of care for safe and effective operation of such events.
The course is open to any interested parties – including family of sailors who may wish to volunteer their services.
Ocean Race Officer Course outline
The Ocean race officer course provides a good overview in the methods of conducting Ocean races and rallies and is suitable for anyone who is interested with helping to run, or responsible for running offshore events. The course is run over one day and costs $75.00. This fee is waived for any person who has assisted in ORCV race management in the last 12 months – and would be refunded to anyone completing the requirements – and assisting within the next twelve months.
1. Race Structure
2. Race Officer Authority
3. Resources and Equipment
4. Event Preparation
5. Race Day setup
6. Race Operations and Control
7. Incident Management
9. Race Finishing
10. Post Race Tasks
This course is conducted on one day – over 8 hours.
ORCV choose the size of the race team, and selection of race officers according to the category and duration of the events. Selection criteria for a managing race office include:
- Having completed SSSC qualification
- Offshore sailing experience
- Radio operator qualification
- Incident Management training
- Race officiating experience.
- ORCV membership
- Competence in race management software
But all participants in this course may assist in conduct events whilst gaining valuable experience.