SSYRA January 2009

South Shore Yacht Racing Association

Meeting Minutes

January 29, 2009 

In attendance;
Andrews Hooker—District Chief, Youngstown Yacht Club Handicapper
Brian Murray—District Secretary, Wilson Yacht Racing Association Handicapper
Fred White—Olcott Yacht Club Handicapper
Tom Staples—Olcott Yacht Club Handicapper
George Mackimmie—Dalhousie Yacht Club Handicapper
Brian Schmidt—Dalhousie Yacht Club Handicapper

Called to order: 7:20 PM

Discussed local boats of concern to handicappers:

Ranger 22; Rediorknot, Recommend 3 second deduction after analysis of data and report of local handicappers.

J100; After lengthy discussion on recommendation of local handicapper and analysis of data recommend that the NFS rating should be 102 after any adjustments for small                               headsail which come standard on this class.

J109; After lengthy discussion on recommendation of local handicapper and analysis of data recommend a deduction of six (6) seconds for both FS and NFS

Benetau 40.7; After lengthy discussion and analysis of data do nothing. Review at next meeting.

Tarten 10; After lengthy discussion and analysis of data do nothing.  Review at next meeting.

C&C ½ Ton: After lengthy discussion and analysis of data do nothing.  Review at next meeting.

Discussed initial rating:

Endeavor 35; After discussion with Local Handicapper and analysis of like boats, and nationwide handicaps agreed on initial rating of 147 FS and 165 NFS

Vote;

A motion was made by Brian Murray supporting Andrews Hooker as 2009 District Handicapper.  The motion was seconded by Tom Staples.  A vote was immediately taken                                   which carried by a unanimous decision.

Andrews Hooker—2009 District Chief Handicapper

Closing;

A motion was made by Andrews Hooker to close the meeting.  The motion was seconded by Brian Murray.  A vote was immediately taken and the motion passed unanimously.

Meeting came to a close at 9:00 PM