West Florida PHRF Awards

Photo of this year's BOTY participants was taken at St Pete Yacht Club by Bob Hindle. From L-R standing: John Lynch for Spinnaker class, Bob Miller for Pocket Cruiser and Greg Knighton for Non Spinnaker class.

WFPHRF Board member Bob Hindle reports the following action items at the WFPHRF Annual Meeting were Tabled:

  1. Synthetic stays: Need to review how other regions are handling this issue.
  2. Sport class boats; need to decide whether to reopen class for planning hull boats, ie. VX-1, Martin 23 and Melges 24.
  3. Voted not to change Rule 2.2a regarding Buoy distance.

Reminder: Time to renew certificates for 2016-2017. Current certificates expire on 7/7/16. First race of the new season is the SSS Labor Day Regatta.

Submitted by: Bob Hindle- SBYA and WFPHRF member.Peter Robinson - SBYA