Performance Handicapping Seminar (PHS):
Wednesday 2 March 6pm
Rod McCubbin, developer of Topyacht, a race management system that also incorporates handicapping options will again be visiting the club. Rod will be hosting a seminar on performance handicapping (PHS), methods of calculating handicaps, parameters that can be set, aims of PHS handicaps and more.
If you have any questions on PHS handicapping Rod is happy to answer them and talk through the contributing factors.
As the title says, PHS handicapping is performance based and unlike fixed ratings like IRC, ORCi, AMS, and can change on a race by race basis. Not one yacht club is the same when it comes to PHS handicapping as each club has …
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RPAYC places second in Wellington:
The semi-finals got under way in a moderate southerly breeze. The racing was set up in Evans bay right behind the airport. It was a beautiful race track with nice flat water and constant breeze.
As the leader from round robin, we got to choose who to race in our semis and selected Eliza Wilkinson for RPNYC. In the first race, an unforced error off the start line saw us jump the gun and therefore have to return back to the start. This error, compounded with a favourable right hand shift saw Wilkinson take a convincing win. The team knew that they were quick and that they had to get to the early right hand side of the track. The next two races the team improved on the upwind speed and…
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