Boats must conform to the following criteria to race in the PHRF Short-Handed class, when offered by the Race Instructions. These rules establish a set of requirements for boats racing in the short-handed class. It is the responsibility of the skipper to ensure that their boat meets both the letter and the intent of these rules.
The maximum number of crew allowed is limited to two. Children under the age of 14 are not counted towards the crew limit.
Only one Group 3 sailor is allowed.
The use of an Auto-pilot is allowed.
Boats must have a valid PHRF of the Chesapeake handicap, and boats shall comply with CHESS requirements