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QM Race Officer Resources & Information

This page is a resource centre for the Race Teams at QMSC. All are welcome to browse through the content here.

Race Team Benefits

It is currently Club policy that there should be no compulsory duties placed on members. However, in recognition of the cost savings achieved through members volunteering to assist with racing, the Club offers significant discounts off membership subscriptions to those members helping on the committee boat.

Race Officer duties as designated by DutyMan, are allocated OOD points to the average of the sum of points for Non-DNC races.  There is a limit of 2 Sunday duties in the same series; and for Wednesday evening series 2 duties to count; any additional duties during that series to count for RO credits, but not OOD points.

Completion of 4 duties as Race Officer, assistant or helper in a calendar year results in £100 off membership or berthing fees for the subsequent membership year.  More than 4 duties results in an additional £25 per duty saving.   Completion of ten or more duties over any number of membership years results in the award of a QM Race Team Jacket.


Race Officer Training

If you would be interested in learning to be a Race Officer, please contact Janet Hawkins, Sailing Secretary in the office, on 01784 248881 or email her at We are gathering interest for those who wish to join our next Race Officer Training Course (Date to be agreed); typically the session takes place from 9.30 - 2.00 pm.  This will be classroom based for the morning, with the afternoon session on the water. There is no charge to participants on the Race Officer Training Course.

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding Race Management at our club, please talk to Liz Pescod, Bob Joce or Janet.


Useful Information for Race Officers

 Covid-19 Information for Race Officers

Race Officer Duties

QMSC Dutyman Site - QMSC Uses Dutyman to organise the Race and Rules Advisor teams. The rota is shown below.

Click here to go onto the Dutyman site.


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