Dinghy Courses

Courses will be displayed from the RIB using two letters:

  • first letter is the course, e.g. T for triangle
  • second letter is the mark rounding: P for port and S for starboard (usually port roundings)

Course Codes:

S - Sausage

T - Triangle

X - Triangle-Sausage

Z - Trapezoid

G - Sausage with downwind gate

L - Special (come within hailing distance of race officer)

Mark Rounding Codes

P - Port rounding (courses will usually be port rounding)

S - Starboard rounding 


For example, the following indicates a triangle/sausage course with port roundings:


Course Diagrams