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Now part of Sailwave Race Management Resources

ezTrap Courses

TrapezoidW/LOptimistYacht ClubTriangleLipton Cup

Key Benefits:

  • Short Design Time;
  • Accuracy and Precision;
  • Fast Set-up and Change Time;
  • Optimization;
  • Uniform High Quality;
  • Flexibility; and,
  • Confidence.
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ezTrap is a Microsoft Excel®-based PC application developed in 2009 that enables sailboat Race Officers anywhere in the world to quickly design and set accurate race courses, especially the Trapezoid.

ezTrap V21 is the latest release of this unique software product, which is now available for FREE download from


ezTrap V21 will also be available from this website until early 2021.

ezTrap is unique because, to the best of our knowledge, it is the only app that instantly:

  • Provides Latitudes & Longitudes of all Marks & Pins;
  • Calculates BRGs & Distance of all Marks & Pins to/from RC Signals Boat;
  • Estimates sailing times by leg; and,
  • Scales up/down the course to meet Target Race Times. 

As of 2019, it is being used by Race Officers in 15-countries in both hemispheres: Australia, Brunei, Canada, England, Finland, Indonesia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, South Africa, Thailand, USA, and Wales.

ezTrap greatly improves two of the biggest problems in sailboat racing: Set-up time and accuracy. Click below for more details...

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