Race Marks & Starting Pins

The Switlik Race Mark round ball design has been proven to provide the best visibility to racers in all conditions. The smooth surface of the ball provides unparalleled towing ability at speeds no other race mark can handle. Available in popular committee colours, yellow and orange, the Switlik Race Balls are appreciated by sailors and recommended by PRO’s.

Made and constructed by the same material as Switlik’s rafts, these visible Race Marks are designed to hold up in the toughest condition and keep helicopter crews safe.

The Switlik 60″ Starting Pin makes setting a starting line simple and easy.  It’s three point bridle and uniquely engineered ballast system is guaranteed to keep your starting pin upright and visible start after start.  With all sides featuring the Switlik easy to grab handles, race committees know it’s a breeze to move when the conditions shift.

  • Excellent visibility
  • Stable in all conditions
  • Campionship Regata proven
  • Puncture & abrasion resistant
  • Rapid inflation & deflation


The Big Ball Mark is available in 4’ and 6’ diameters, the Starting Pin is available in a 60” side length.

  • Urethane double coated nylon base cloth
  • 2 in. wide nylon webbing (500 lbs. attachment point)
  • Anchor rode tether
  • Towable at 50kts (Race Ball)
  • Stainless steel swivel shackle
  • Abrasion/puncture resistant
  • Heat sealed construction
  • Commercial marine grade topping off valve with universal adapter included that fits most electric pumps and air compressors

Colour Options

Starting Pin: Orange or Yellow 4’ Big Ball: Yellow or Yellow & Black Alternating 6’ Big Ball: Orange, Yellow or Yellow & Black

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