Alphabet

ALPHA (A)

BRAVO (B)

CHARLIE (C)

DELTA (D)

ECHO (E)

FOXTROT (F)

GOLF (G)

HOTEL (H)

INDIA (I)

JULIET (J)

KILO (K)

LIMA (L)

MIKE (M)

NOVEMBER (N)

OCTOBER (O)

PAPA (P)

QUEBEC (Q)

ROMEO (R)

SIERRA (S)

TANGO (T)

UNIFORM (U)

VICTOR (V)

WHISKEY (W)

XRAY (X)

YANKEE (Y)

ZULU (Z)

Numerals

ZERO (0)

ONE (1)

TWO (2)

THREE (3)

FOUR (4)

FIVE (5)

SIX (6)

SEVEN (7)

EIGHT (8)

NINE (9)

Answering Pennant and Signals

ANSWERING PENNANT

SUB 1

SUB 2

SUB 3

SUB 4

Racing

TO PORT

TO STARBOARD

INCREASE

DECREASE

BLACK

BLACK/WHITE

BLUE

GREEN

GREEN/WHITE

ORANGE

RED

YELLOW

Racing Signals

AP

↑•• | ↓•

Races not started are postponed. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is posponed again or abandoned.

AP OVER 1

↑•• | ↓•

Postponement of 1 hour from the scheduled starting time.

AP OVER 2

↑•• | ↓•

Postponement of 2 hours from the scheduled starting time.

AP OVER 3

↑•• | ↓•

Postponement of 3 hours from the scheduled starting time.

AP OVER A

↑•• | ↓•

Races not started are postponed. No more racing today.

AP OVER H

↑•• | ↓•

Races not started are postponed. Further signals ashore.

N

↑••• | ↓•

All races that have started are abandoned. Return to the starting area. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is abandonded again or postponed.

N over H

↑•••

All races that have started are abandoned. Return to the starting area. The warning signal will be made 1 minute after removal unless at that time the race is abandonded again or postponed.

N over A

↑•••

All races that have started are abandoned. No more racing today.

P

↑• | ↓-

Preparatory signal.

I

↑• | ↓-

Rule 30.1 is in effect. If any part of a boat's hull is on the course side of the starting line or one of its extensions during the last minute before her starting signal, she shall sail across an extension so that her hull is completely on the pre-start side before she starts.

Z

↑• | ↓-

Rule 30.2 is in effect. No part of a boat's hull shall be in the triangle formed by the ends of the starting line and the first mark during the last minute before her starting signal. If a boat breaks this rule and is identified, she shall receive, without a hearing, a 20% Scoring Penalty calculated as stated in rule 44.3(c). She shall be penalized even if the race is restarted or re-sailed, but not if it is postponed or abandoned before the starting signal. If she is similarly identified during a subsequent attempt to start the same race, she shall receive an additional 20% Scoring Penalty.

U

↑• | ↓-

No part of a boat's hull shall be in the triangle formed by the ends of the starting line and the first mark during the last minute before her starting signal. If a boat breaks this rule and is identified, she shall be disqualified without a hearing, but not if the race is restarted or resailed.

Black

↑• | ↓-

If a black flag has been displayed, no part of a boat's hull shall be in the triangle formed by the ends of the starting line and the first mark during the last minute before her starting signal. If a boat breaks this rule and is identified, she shall be disqualified without a hearing, even if the race is restarted or resailed, but not if it is postponed or abandoned before the starting signal. If a general recall is signaled or the race is abandoned after the starting signal, the race committee shall display her sail number before the next warning signal for that race, and if the race is restarted or resailed she shall not sail in it. If she does so, her disqualification shall not be excluded in calculating her series score.

Charlie

- - - - -

The position of the next mark has been changed

To Starboard

To Port

To Decrease

To Increase

L

↑•-

Ashore: A notice to competitors has been posted. Afloat: Come within hail or follow this vessel.

M

↑•-

The object displaying this signal replaces a missing mark.

Y

↑•-

Wear a personal floatation device.

(no sound)

↑•-

No sound has been detected. If a boat is identified, she shall be disqualified without a hearing