Membership in PHRF Galveston Bay is required to be a member of
the PHRF Racer Cruiser Fleet. PHRF Galveston Bay rating certificates
are required. The Spinnaker rating will be used by this fleet. USSA
and PHRF rules apply.
This fleet is intended for medium and heavy displacement dual
purpose production yachts.
Any self-righting keel boat with a cabin, sleeping
accommodations, cooking facilities & head. Yachts that are
considered to be ultra-light or racing under a one design rating
rule will not be eligible. Final eligibility determination will be
at the discretion of the fleet's captain or the race committee.
The Sail Area to Displacement ratio (SA/D) shall be less than or
equal to 19.0.
The Displacement to Length ratio (D/L) shall be greater than or
equal to 150.0.
Sail Area: SA =
Units: Displacement is given in pounds. Dimensions
I, J, P, E and |w| are given in feet. These inputs may be obtained from
manufacturer's literature, a certified PHRF measurer, a certified scale
or IMS certificate at the discretion of PHRF-GB.