US PHRF of Southeast Florida OnLine Rating Application


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First Name: Last Name:
       
Address:      
Contact Number:              
Email Address:              
City:
State:
         
   
Zip:
         
Yacht Club:              
                 
US Sailing Member: Yes  No US Sailing Number:          
                 
       
Boat Name:     
Sail Number:
 
Boat Manufacture and Model type:
     
       
Year Built:
Hull Information: (All measurements in decimal, e.g. enter 9 feet 6 inches as 9.5)
LOA: ft. LWL: ft.
Beam:
ft      .  
                 
Keel Type:
Draft:
ft.         
Ballast
Displacement: lbs.
Water Ballast: Yes No
Auxiliary Propulsion:
Motor Size (HP):
Motor Type:
Propeller Type:
     
Yes No Has the stock propeller been replaced? Specify how and what changes have been made.
 
Rigging/Sail Information:
             
P: ft.   E: ft.              
Mizzen info: PY: ft. EY: ft.              
 
     
                   
Rig:
  Material:            
                   
                   
1. Headsails:                  
Max Head sail you are declaring:
%              
     
Roller Furler HeadSail Credits   
Yes No

The roller furler drum and foil are NOT standard equipment supplied by the factory and was added by myself or a previous owner per a modification to the vessel.

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Yes No

 

RF Hardware Credit

Roller Furler hardware which has been added by owner and otherwise not define in the class rules or Yacht designer’s specifications.   Additionally the furler hardware must not be part of the base configuration of the boat to which the US PHRF base rating was derived.  Meaning that the base rating assumes the hardware to be in place and defined by the Yacht specifications or vessels Class rules.

    • ALL hardware including Drum and Swivel must be in place while racing. 
    • No restriction on use.

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[ NOTE: Only ONE credit below will apply below. Do not answer "Yes" to more than one.]    
     
Yes No

ROLLER FURLER Credit   

If you race with a roller furling headsail that meets all of the ‘’ROLLER FURLING HEADSAIL CREDIT” criteria.     (MUST MEET ALL CRITERIA Defined below):

  • Use of Roller Furling required.  Sail must be capable of being furled during racing.
    • Tack must be attached to drum.
    • Head must be attached to Head swivel.
    • Must be furled during racing except when changing headsails
  • No restrictions on number or type of sails.
  • No restriction on Sail Materials used
  • Luff Length must be at least 2.5% shorter than the max headstay length (Headstay length is measured from deck sheer line to mast))

Definition of Heavy weather and Storm Jib:

  • Sail must conform to the most current ISAF Offshore Regulations for Race Category 2 Monohull.   Reference section 4.26.4 of the ISAF Offshore Regulations. Current ISAF regulations supersede the definitions noted below for reference.
  • storm jib of area not greater than 5% height of the foretriangle squared, with luff maximum length 65% height of the foretriangle;
    • a heavy-weather jib (or heavy-weather sail in a yacht with no forestay) of area not greater than 13.5% height of the foretriangle squared and without reef points;
  • Storm and heavy weather jib areas shall be calculated as: (0.255 x luff length x (luff perpendicular + 2 x half width))* To apply to sails made in January 2012 and after.

 Exceptions to the Drum and Swivel attachment points during use of:

  • *While using a Storm Jib or Heavy-Weather Jib

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Yes No

RF Cruising Headsail Credit

If you race with a roller furling headsail that meets all of the ‘’ROLLER FURLING HEADSAIL CREDIT” criteria.     (MUST MEET ALL CRITERIA Defined below):

  • This is the   ONLY   headsail declared during the racing year which is greater than 110% LP.   No other headsail other than the declared Genoa used to acquire this Cruising Roller furler credit can be used during the course of the rated year. 
    • EXCEPTIONS
      1. Except while using a Heavy weather Jib and Storm Jib.  See definition of Heavy Weather Jib and Storm Jib defined below.
      2. Except for using a Staysail. 
        1. Staysail must not exceed the rated %LP
        2. Staysail’s maximum sail area must not exceed 66% of the total foretriangle area
  • Replacement sails purchased during the rated year MUST be of the same size, material and weight.  All other exceptions must be reported to US PHRF SEF for review.
  • Use of Roller Furling is required. Sail must be capable of being furled while racing.
    • Tack must be attached to Drum.
    • Head must be attached to Head swivel
  • Luff Length must be at least 2.5% shorter than the headstay length (Headstay length is measured from deck sheer line to mast))
  • Has a Sunbrella material leech and foot cover attached to the sail sufficient to completely cover the sail when furled.  Material must be stitched in place.
  • All head sails must be of a woven polyester material (no exotic sail materials such as pentax, Mylar, Kevlar, spectra, technora, etc.)

Definition of Heavy weather and Storm Jib:

  • Sail must conform to the most current ISAF Offshore Regulations for Race Category 2 Monohull.   Reference section 4.26.4 of the ISAF Offshore Regulations. Current ISAF regulations supersede the definitions noted below for reference.
  • storm jib of area not greater than 5% height of the foretriangle squared, with luff maximum length 65% height of the foretriangle;
    • a heavy-weather jib (or heavy-weather sail in a yacht with no forestay) of area not greater than 13.5% height of the foretriangle squared and without reef points;
  • Storm and heavy weather jib areas shall be calculated as: (0.255 x luff length x (luff perpendicular + 2 x half width))* To apply to sails made in January 2012 and after.

 Exceptions to the Drum and Swivel attachment points during use of:

* While using a Storm Jib or Heavy-Weather Jib

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2. MainSails                  
Yes No Does your Mainsail exceed any of the maximum girth measurements listed below?  
If you selected "Yes" to the question above provide the following measurements.      
  HB  (top of sail) < 0.04*E          if greater          Record actual Value: ft.  
  MGT (7/8 leech) = 0.22*E          if greater         Record actual Value: ft.  
  MGU (3/4 leech) = 0.38*E          if greater          Record actual Value: ft.  
  MGM (1/2 leech) = 0.65*E          if greater          Record actual Value: ft  
  MGL (1/4 leech) = 0.90*E          if greater          Record actual Value: ft.  
                   
Yes No My mainsail has a Hollow Leach without battens and ROLLER FURLER Gear  
Yes No

My mainsail has Vertical Battenswith ROLLER FURLER gear. ----------- Note: Standard max mainsail girth restrictions still apply.

 
           
Yes No Check "Yes" if your mainsail rolls up inside the boom and is NOT standard equipment for your yacht type or has been added by you or a previous owner.        
Yes No Check "Yes" if the roller furler Mainsail hardware is NOT standard equipment supplied by the factory and was added by myself or a previous owner per a modification to the vessel.        
                   
3. Spinnaker                  
               
Use drop down to indicate the largest Spinnaker Type you will be using. If you will NOT be using a Spinnaker, select NONE.            
               
Fill out the following if you will be using a spinnaker.              
SPL: ft. Spinnaker Pole Length              
Jc: ft. Total lenght of BowSprit plus the "J" measurement.              
Yes No Check Yes if Your Spinnaker pole "SPL" or "Jc" is oversized.              
         
Provide measurements for the largest Spinnaker you will be declaring:        
Spinnaker Leach Length
Spinnaker Mid Grith Width
Foot Length Spinnaker Luff Length      

SLE: ft.

"SMG" : ft.

SF: ft.

SLU: ft. ................Note: SLU = SLE for Symmetric Spinnakers

     
Yes No Check Yes if Your Spinnaker is oversized.      
Square feet      
Yes No My Spinnaker is a Cruising Flasher

Cruising Flasher Spinnaker: 
Boats may declare this type of spinnaker and receive a Cruising Spinnaker-Flasher credit provided the following are met.

  • Must be defined as the ONLY spinnaker used during the course of the racing season.
  • Not flown from a spinnaker pole
  • Must be Tacked to the centerline of the boat
  • Not tacked further than 3 inches in front of  the Rated “J” measurement
  • Sails where the SMW or SMG is not greater than 1.65 x rated J
   
Yes No Bow Sprit rotates from centerline Degrees from Center line  
         
       
Yes No List any Modifications done to the boat from its stock configuration.
     
6. ODR  
Yes No N/A If your boat has class rules, will you be conforming to them while racing PHRF? Exception is the Crew weight. If No, please define how?  
             
7. Cruising Accomidations            

List out the cruising accommodations you would like considered for credit. Define the reasoning behind your request. Provide documentation supporting the request. Include Make and Models and location of the times included in your request.


Note: These are amenities added to the base boat which are NOT standard or included in the stock configuration of your Yacht for which the base rating was derived and defined for your vessel.

     
 
 
Annual PHRF dues are $40.00 for US Sailing Members and $50.00 for non-members. Membership number required for discount. Please make sure your membership number is included on the form.
Mail your check to:
US PHRF of Southeast Florida, inc.
Chief Handicapper
P.O. Box 820003
Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-0003
If you have any questions, contact your club handicapper
 
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