information for obtaining an ECSA PHRF certificate is valid for
PHRF CERTIFICATES will soon be online and ready to roll (you will receive no
mailings). Here is what you do to get
an ECSA (good for all Eastern Connecticut and Off Soundings
1. Go to
and click on the red JOIN button at the top of the home page. That
will take you to a page with important new instructions for 2018.
Please read them, particularly the new requirements
pertaining to sail measurements and boat modifications, and
then go ahead with the registration process by taking the link at
the bottom of the page.
2. Select Membership Type as directed and
click "Join Now".
3. Join ECSA, fill in blanks, pay your
membership with credit card.
4. Have your old PHRF certificate handy and
fill in all of the information. If you had a certificate from a
prior year you can import that info into this year's form. If you need more information on how
to fill out the form you can use this link
to download a
printable file containing information and measurement definitions.
5. Submit and you are done.
You will receive e-mail confirming your membership, and notifying
you that your handicapper will be in touch with you within the next
ten days. Your handicapper will also be automatically notified that
your boat is ready to be handicapped. Your handicapper may contact
you with questions, or to arrange to measure your boat or sails.
Once the handicapper has completed the handicapping procedure, you
will be notified by e-mail. At that point, you will be able to log
ECSA.net and print out a copy of your PHRF
following information for obtaining a DIYC club certificate is valid
A valid PHRF Race Certificate is REQUIRED to be eligible to
race at Duck Island Yacht Club. It must
ON FILE PRIOR
to the event. If you have a valid
ECSA PHRF CERTIFICATE, you do not need to get the DIYC CERTIFICATE.
Club PHRF-2018 Racing Certificates are available from me for
those who are racing DIYC events only.
DIRECTIONS FOR DIYC
PHRF CERTIFICATE 2018 (good only for DIYC events)
To submit via e-mail:
1. Click on
PHRF MS EXCEL FILE
to get a MS-EXCEL based DIYC - PHRF form.
2. Fill in all information make notes on any changes or alterations
to the boat.
3. If you need more
information on how to fill out the form you can use this link
4. When done, save the form as DIYCboatname.xls (Example;
DIYCSnowbird.xls. (or .xlsx, Excel file).
5. Then E-mail this file as an attachment to
me at firstname.lastname@example.org
will complete the form and e-mail a copy back to you and to our DIYC
Rear Commodore Race.
To submit by land mail:
1. Print the MS Excel
file and send to me.
you do not have a MS EXCEL program you can click on
DIYC PHRF Form
to download an Adobe printable file (pdf). Complete
that form and mail it to me at Paul von Maffei, 461 Three Corners
Road, Guilford, CT 06437.
Good luck to all for the racing season.
Paul von Maffei, DIYC PHRF handicapper