2.4 Failure to notify of such changes may be considered to be "unfair practice" and may result in protest and subsequent disqualification.
2.5 The host club may require owners/skippers to declare that these requirements have been met.
AH Allocated Handicap (Handicap allocated for a race)
BCT Base Corrected Time
BCH Back Calculated Handicap
LBCH Limited Back Calculated Handicap
LBCHU Limited Back Calculated Handicap Upper (105% of the Allocated Handicap)
LBCHL Limited Back Calculated Handicap Lower (96% of the Allocated Handicap)
LBCHD Limited Back Calculated Handicap Discard (Discard results less than 90% AH)
CH Calculated Handicap
IPH Initial Provisional Handicap
P Provisional Handicap for explanation see paragraph 8.
L Local Handicaps - for explanation see paragraph 9.
LDH Long Distance Handicaps. - for explanation see paragraph 10.
4. VYC Handicap
4.1 Handicaps are issued and updated by the VYC Handicapper of each club.
5. Method of Calculation of VYC Handicap
5.1 Select the Corrected Time of the boat positioned 45% of the way down the fleet from the winning boat on Corrected Time. This then becomes the "Base Corrected Time" for that particular race.