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Class Splits

Class Splits

For most of the major events, PHRF Classes will be split as follows.   Some events may require further class splits into sub-sections.   The actual splits should be listed on the race circular for the event.   It is your responsibility to start at the correct time. The following class splits are in effect for this season.

REGION(S)

CLASS

SPLITS

IIIAW only**

IIIAW only**

IIIAW only**

A0

A1

A2

Up to 25

26 to 70

71 to 109

I, II, IIISE**

I, II, IIIAW & IIISE** I, II, IIIAW & IIISE** IIIPR

A

B

C

Spinnaker

Up to 109

110 to 145

146 and up

All

IV North

IV North

IV North

A

B

C

Up to 112

113 to 160

161 and up

IV South

IV South

IV South

A

B

C

Up to 109

110 to 151

152 and up

Regions I-III**

All Regions I-IV

All Regions I-IV

Sport Boat1

Corinthian2

Short-Handed3

All Ratings

All Ratings

All Ratings

All Regions I-IV

PHRF N*

All ratings

PHRF N (non-spinnaker) allows only one (1) headsail downwind, unless the sailing instructions specifically state differently.

1 PHRF has approved a Sport Boat class for regions I- III only. The PHRF Board of Handicappers have the final determination of whether a boat should be listed as "SB" or not. Boats designated by PHRF of the Chesapeake as "SB" shall sail in the Sport Boat Class, when offered by the Race Instructions:

2 PHRF has approved a Corinthian class for spinnaker boats racing in all regions. This is NOT a non-spinnaker class. The Corinthian class establishes a set of requirements for true “dual purpose boats” oriented to spinnaker racing with family and friends and eliminating the “arms race” present in the unlimited classes. It is the responsibility of the skipper to ensure that their boat meets both the letter and the intent of the requirements in a Corinthian manner. Boats conforming to the requirements may sail in the Corinthian class, when offered by the race organizer.

3 PHRF has approved a Short-Handed class in all regions. Boats must conform to the class and PHRF rules to race in the Short-Handed class when offered by the race organizer. It is the responsibility of the skipper to ensure that their boat meets both the letter and intent of the rules. Refer to the PHRF website for the Short-Handed class rules.

 

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