Portsmouth Yardstick Handicaps

PYS (Portsmouth Yardstick Scheme) ratings are recommended by the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) but may be varied according to local conditions. The RYA Portsmouth Yardstick Advisory Panel (PYAP) publishes details of the handicap scheme in document YR2. Ratings are inversely proportional to average speed, so lower handicaps correspond to faster dinghies. See the RYA Portsmouth Yardstick Scheme for an explanation of the scheme and actual ratings.

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