Support Boat Calculator

Use this handy support boat calculator to figure out how many support boats you should have at your regatta.

W1 / W2 Support Craft

Official and Support boats must consist of a minimum of three (3) boats, with the remaining craft to be made up of any combination of boats or jetskis (jetskis must have as a minimum an attached sled, radio communication, and a driver and 1 crew).

W6 / WT12 Support Craft

Only one (1) jetski with an attached sled may form part of the support boat numbers

​Short Course Calculator

For those events that are; 5km or less, or races that are on a 5km circuit, or a course which is less than 250m from shoreline

More then 250m from shoreline

Note: When W1 & W2 are being run at the same time as W6 then support craft calculations must be added eg: W1 support boats required =5 , W6 = 4, Total required for race = 9