Member Benefit – Regatta Toolbox

As a benefit to our members, BC Sailing is offering the Regatta Toolbox Regatta Management System to our member clubs.

The Regatta Toolbox system has been used in BC for the BC Circuit regattas, 2018 Opti Canadians, 2018 Melges 24 Worlds and more.

Features:

Website Hosting

  • NOR, sailing instructions, competitor lists, official notice board and results
  • Regatta organizers can post information directly to the website without the need of outside webmaster support

Online Registration System

  • Pay entry fees using either Stripe (similar to GiftTool or PayPal) or Yacht Club Member accounts

Link Social Media to your Event

  • Connect Twitter, Instagram and Youtube
  • Send real-time updates with Facebook Messenger
  • Allows family and friends to follow the regatta on shore or at home
  • Updates to notice board, protest times and more can be sent via Facebook Messenger (competitors must opt-in to receive messages and updates)

RFID Wrist Bands and Scanners

  • 200 RFID wrist bands and 2 scanners to sign in/sign out sailors on and off the water
  • Improved safety!
  • Status of all sailors can be followed on the regatta website by regatta organizers or safety officers

iPads with SIM Cards and Data Plans

  • Scoring on the water on iPads
  • Results posted to website minutes after completion of each race

Full Integration of Registration, Scoring, and Check In/Out

  • No more exporting competitor information into Excel and importing into scoring software
  • All regatta management software in one database

Fees

  • No fees charged on regatta entry fees collected via Yacht Club accounts or entered manually
    • Note: some yacht clubs charge an administration fee to competitors using YC accounts
  • 7% fee on credit and debit card registration payments
  • Courier charges if you want the Regatta Toolbox hardware sent to your regatta location

Interested in using the system for your event?  Email business@bcsailing.bc.ca