World Sailing International Umpires Seminar

Match Racing Antibes (AMRA) is hosting a World Sailing International Umpires Seminar in Antibes, France, from October 11 to 16, 2016.

The seminar will be held in conjunction with a Grade 3 Match Racing event (October 14-16): Trophée Lionell Van Der Houwen n°2.


Yoann Peronneau – [email protected]


  • Philippe Gomez (FRA)
  • Marianne Middelthon (NOR)
  • Gary Manuel (AUS)


Morning Afternoon
Tuesday 11 10h to 12h30: classroom 13h30 to 17h: classroom
Wednesday 12 9h to 12h30: classroom 14h to 17h: classroom
Thursday 13 9h to 12h: classroom 14h: on-the-water practice crew and umpires
Friday 14 to Sunday 16 on-the-water umpiring (event)

Leaving the venue is possible from Sunday 18h.


The seminar will be using the Test Rules for Match Racing 2016. You can download the package from World Sailing’s website.

It will also be using the World Sailing standard Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for 2016. These include rules changes as well – see NoR 7 / SI 1.


The venue is CREPS Sud-est-Antibes.
Address: 50 avenue du 11 Novembre, 06600 Antibes, France

From Nice airport, you can take Bus 250 to « Antibes – Pôle d’échanges » (~40 minutes), then walk 10 minutes to the venue. Click on map for walking directions.


To register, send an email to [email protected]

Seminar fee is 200 euros and must be paid by wire transfer to AMRA.


The recommended accommodation is at the venue.


Single room 2-4 persons room
Full board
54€ / day 38€ / day
49€50 / day 33€50 / day

Lunch pack will provided on the water on Friday / Saturday / Sunday.

Example for a single room (54×4 + 49.50×3 = 364.50€):

  • Full board on Monday (if early arrival), Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Half-board on Friday, Saturday and Sunday

To request accommodation, please fill in the Accomodation Request and send it to [email protected].