HANDICAP... HANDICAP... HANDICAP..
Organizing yacht races between yachts of different sizes and designs, was always a problem. The solution supposed to be the "HANDICAP SYSTEM". This is to give priority to the smaller yachts or handicap the larger in order to give similar chance to all participants. It must be said that until to day NO ideal handicap system was invented yet.
With the development of yacht races in Israel the organizers are making an effort to adopt a suitable system, but as all over the world, the ideal system is not yet found.
Reports on the Israeli yacht races might be found in our "News" section. Most popular was the "Winter Cup" series organized by the Israeli Sailing Association during the last few months.
Ideas or suggestions for "handicap" might be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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