26 July, 2021 PHRF-NB Meeting Minutes

PHRF-NB Meeting Minutes July 2021


Date:          Monday, July 26, 2021
Time:         1830

Location:   Bristol YC / Zoom

I.    Call to Order  - 6:41pm

II.    Roll Call: Don Kern, Commodore; Will Museler, Rating Chairman; Roy Guay, Treasurer; Bob Horton, Secretary; Paul Grimes, committee member; Mark Nannini, committee member; Kathy Rotsky, PHRF-NB Administrator

III.    Approval Meeting Minutes:  Minutes of June 28, 2021 meeting voted to approved and seconded, passed by members present.

IV.    Appeals:

a)       None

V.    Ratings:

a)       Certificate 16114 - Shiksa, Oceanis 38.1 Beneteau DK, Vitaly Kmelnitsky owner. Members present agreed to use the base rating of the standard Beneteau Oceanis 38 which is 141 and adjust for the deep keel.

b)       Certificate 16131 - Kirawan, Rhodes 52, Daniel Levangie owner. This boat compare favorably to Dorade and somewhat to Sunny but Sunny is lighter. This boat is in wood and was originally built in 1936. After a thorough discussion the members present agreed to a base rating of 81.

c)       Certificate 16141 - Bahay, Dufour 325 Grand Large, Eric Schifrine owner. This boat compare to a Catalina 350 and regression calculations come out between152 to 168. Members present agreed to a base of 168.

d)       Certificate 16158 – Alana, 6 Meter Thomas Rodes owner. This is a One design fleet and the size of sails is governed by the class.

e)       Certificate 15545 – Wink, Graves Constellation 29.5, Gregory Anthony owner. Owner has provided a weight certificate. Adjustment for the missing weight number should be removed.

f)        Certificate 16180 New Hope, Sea Sprite 23, Dom Messerli owner. The standard headsail size for these boats is a 135% genoa under class rules. This boat falls under the class rules and should have a base rating of 273. Members in attendance agreed to the base of 273.

g)       A review of the adjustments on J30’s when the One Design pole is used in a non-One Design configuration. It was agreed that the oversized pole would require a penalty adjustment.  


VI.    Old Business:

a)       None

VII.    New Business:

a)       Communications with PHRF-South Shore. This group inquired if PHRF-NB would share the algorithm for our symmetrical vs asymmetrical spinnaker calculations. The members present agreed that we should share this information.

b)       Changes to ECSA-PHRF rules, comments we to discuss their rules as part of the winter 2021 potential changes for 2022.

c)       Suggestion of dinner meeting Sept 27th – Suggested that Finns Harborside in East Greenwich could be a good place. Vin and Todd will be asked for input.

d)       Meeting - August 30th:  Zoom 

VIII.    Adjournment – 7:40pm

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