Actions of Eastern Connecticut PHRF Handicappers Council



HANDICAP COUNCIL ACTIONS TAKEN at the 27 January 2020 meeting.

  1. Reviewed status of 2020 ECSA PHRF Handicap Software
  2. Agreed to not handicap CUSTOM EVELYN 32-2 (DARK STAR) until a weight cert is provided
  3. Reviewed and approved ratings:
    • J-105 ODR and PHRF ratings – No Change
    • MX-20 SPORT ODR (Cranky Pants) – No Change
  4. Continued discussion on guidelines for mixed class racing – will review with ECSA Offshore Council
  5. Agreed – Certificates for all Code Zero sails and all Rated Sails will be recorded on rating certificates with dates and key dimensions noted.
  6. Reviewed and approved revisions to the 2020 ECSA PHRF Regulations
  7. Confirmed – All Custom boats require certified weight certificates in accordance with IRC standard equipment being on board at weigh-in. To be noted on certificates
  8. Discussed new council member candidates
  9. Next Council meeting Monday, February 24, 2020.

HANDICAP COUNCIL ACTIONS TAKEN at the 24 February 2020 meeting.

  1. Recognized Bob Geary for his years of dedication in leading PHRF of Eastern Connecticut.
  2. Provided an update of progress on the 2020 ECSA PHRF Handicap Software
  3. Rescinded November 2019 decision by council to require weighing CTM boats. However, new boats to the area without documented performance data, may benefit with certified weight data.
  4. Identified Code Zero measurements that shall be noted on rating certificates
  5. Reviewed and approved edits to the PHRF Bylaws, paragraph 5.11
  6. Reviewed candidates and identified 4 new HC Council members
  7. Continued discussions on guidelines for mixed class racing
  8. Discussed new handicapping opportunities
  9. Agreed to work at Time/Distance recommendations for racing
  10. Next meeting date March 30, 2020

HANDICAP COUNCIL ACTIONS TAKEN at the 30 March 2020 meeting. *

*Respecting COVID-19 guidelines, the meeting was conducted online.

  1. Welcomed new Council Members: Blake Marriner, Luke Georgian, Bill Tyler, and Edgar Smith.
  2. Reviewed 2020 ECSA PHRF Handicap Software – all functioning satisfactorily.
  3. Looked at final edit to PHRF Regulations and Bylaws as published.
  4. Reviewed LINDY oversized mainsail. Reversed council ruling from December 2014 and assessed -2 second adjustment.
  5. Demonstrated Sail Measurement Calculator provided to all council members.
  6. Next meeting date April 27, 2020

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