Last Sunday morning the Victorian Laser Association held one of their 2 weekly training days at Mt.Martha Yacht Club. The locals seemed a little put off by the fact there was no hot water for showers. Thus in the end only Aaron Slight & myself where the only members on the water in a decreasing breeze that ended up about 10-15kts with a moderate sea left over from the weeks windy weather!
The others that sailed came from Sorrento, McCrae, and Somers to enjoy multiple starts and very short informal races. The session lasted about 2 hours before we left the dolphins to it and called it a day as another small front approached.
Next day will hopefully be at Mornington Yacht Club….hopefully with hot water!
See you there to shake off the winter blues!
Thank you to Gillian Montgomery and Val Richards for presenting the trophies.
Information for Sailors when viewing the individual Handicap (PHS) race results on the Club Website. The following is an explanation of the columns related to Handicaps.
The column headed :-
AHC = Allocated Handicap.
This is the handicap value allocated to the competitor for this particular race.
BCH = Back Calculated Handicap.
This is the handicap that each competitor would have needed to have an equal handicap corrected finish time to all other competitors in the race. It is a direct measurement of each competitor’s actual relative performance. The higher the BCH, the better the performance. If the BCH is higher than the AHC, then the competitor has performed better than his handicap.
CHC = Computer Calculated Handicap.
This is the new Calculated handicap value that is passed forward and becomes the AHC, the Allocated Handicap, for the next race.
At the commencement of a new Series, a competitor’s AHC will be the CHC of the last race of the most recent fully completed series.
Saturday November 28 at 9.00am.
All Laser gear and equipment 20 % off to all attendees.
On water coaching by the Laser association.
BBQ for all participants.