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Rating Types | |
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Rating Type | Definition |

GPH | General Purpose Handicap – A mix of Random Leg ratings for 8 and 12 knots of wind. |

IR# | A mix of VMG Up & Dn (1/3 each) and three reaching angles (60°, 90° ,120°, 1/9 each), for 10 and 12 knots. Designed to best approximate the relative ratings of PHRF. |

Bayview MAC Shore | Bayview MAC Shore |

So Cal Offshore | So Cal Offshore |

So Cal Offshore Offwind | So Cal Offshore Offwind |

RANDOM LEG | Equal distance on all points of sail; sailing in a circle. Default, all-purpose rating used when the other courses do not apply. |

W50/L50 | 50% VMG Up, 50% VMG Dn, no reaching. |

W60/L40 | 60% VMG Up, 40% VMG Dn, no reaching. Best fit for any W/L finishing upwind (3, 5, 7 legs) |

MOSTLY WW | 80% VMG Up, 15% 90° Reach, 5% VMG Dn. Best fit for any race with less than 20% spinnaker carry. |

MOSTLY LW | 50% VMG Dn, 40% 120° Reach, 10% VMG Up. Best fit for any race with more than 80% spinnaker carry. |

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Wind Types | |
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Wind Type | Definition |

4 | 4 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

6 | 6 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

8 | 8 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

10 | 10 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

12 | 12 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

16 | 16 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

20 | 20 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

24 | 24 knot Wind speed for PCS Ratings. |

V.Light | Average wind less than 6 knots (100% 4 kts as extrapolated from polar plot curve) |

Light | Avg. wind between 6 & 10 kts (appx. 50% 6 kts, 25% 8 kts, 25% 10 kts as a weighted avg. of polar plot curve.) |

Medium | Avg. wind between 10 & 16 kts (appx. 25% 10 kts, 50% 12 kts, 25% 16 kts as a weighted avg. of polar plot curve.) |

Heavy | Avg. wind over 16 kts (appx. 25% 16kts, 50% 20kts, 25% 24 kts as a weighted avg. of polar plot curve.) |

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OD Cert Types | |
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Cert Type | Description |

New Certificate | |

Renewal Certificate | |

Renewal Changes | |

One Design Certificate | |

Trial Certificate | |

Renewal Certificate Hull,Prop,Appendages | HPA(Hull, Propeller, Appendages) change(s) incur additional cost. |

Experimental Certificate | |

Mid Season Changes | |

Mid Season Revision Hull,Prop,Appendages | |

Scratch Boat Certificate ORA-1 | Scratch Boat for the ORA-1 certificates |

ORR CERT Holder ORR-Ez | |

2nd Cert Type | This is a 2nd Cert Type in the year |

Addl New Certificate ORR-Ez | |

Upgrade Cert ORA-AR to ORR-Ez | |

Trial Certificate Hull,Prop,Appendages | HPA(Hull, Propeller, Appendages) change(s) incur additional cost. |

Imported Certificate | Renewal for GYA-PHRF existing 2021 certs |

OD Certificate (imported) GYA-PHRF | GYA-PHRF imported OD certificate |