Pandemic racing: Fiasco on the Rocks - three start points and live streaming.

Read more: Racing Outside the...

Another article issued by the RYA on sailing & racing with participants from different households during COVID-19 in England.

Read more: RYA Guidance on...

 US Sailing is holding a Webinar with a Race Management Panel to discuss:

Important Considerations for Return to Racing on May 28th at 2:00 pm EDT / 11 am PDT



The RYA has published an article that may be useful for our Members, Handicappers and owners while considering options for racing on Lake Ontario.

Read more: RYA Guidance on...

Ontario Sailing has taken the lead on getting more details about Premier Ford's May 14th Announcement.

Read more: Ontario Sailing...

The Member Invoice has been mailed (via post) to all Member clubs.

A copy of all invoices are available from:

Searches & Queries/Member Clubs & Organizations

Then - Select the club from the drop down list.

Go to - "PHRF-LO Details" tab.

If you have any problems, please let me know.

Diana Riley

Read more: Membership Invoice...

The Spring Training Seminar has been set for March 27, 2021!

We will be holding our Annual Spring Training workshop virtually.

Saturday March 27th, 2021

9:00 AM

Read more: Spring Training...

On Jan 16, 2021, PHRF Lake Ontario held its first "Virtual Annual Meeting"

Meeting Minutes: 2021 Annual General Meeting

We are pleased to say that we felt it was received well and attracted far more attendance than in person meeting.

We were also able to record a large portion of the meeting and offer the following Youtube video's of the presentations.

Read more: AGM Jan 16 2021

Please submit your results as soon as possible.

No analysis for 2020, but race credit will be applied.

Read more: Race Results 2020

The Executive and Central Council will be holding Zoom meetings next month.

You can take a peak into what will be discussed via our Meeting agendas.

November 12th - Executive Meeting Agenda

November 21st - Central Council Agenda

Meeting minutes will be posted once they are approved.


Your Executive and Central Council both held Zoom meetings this past month.

There were many items discussed that may impact you or your Certificate Holders.

Read more: Meeting News !

The IC37 has arrived on Lake Ontario.

A Mark Mills design, built by Westerley Marine and FIBRE Mechanics, led by Melges Perfomance Sailboat.

Read more: Central Council...


During a review by Central Council of the status of the Sonar Class Association and a lack of current Certificate holders, it was decided to review all our listed One Design Classes (as per the Handicappers Manual Appendage)

Read more: Recognized One...

The much anticipated, Point to Point handicap offset, has been calculated and preliminary numbers generated.

For 2020, your Central Council are releasing preliminary numbers for race organizers to use.

Read more: Point to Point...

Your Central Council of Handicappers reviewed the NFS-Delta changes for 2020.

Most classes will see a change to the NFS handicap, but on average, everyone in your fleet will have similar changes.

Read more: NFS-Delta 2020...

All Mainsail must be measured or be subject to a 3 sec/nm penalty.

Including missing Main Girth Top.

At the winter Central Council meeting, it was confirmed that we will now be implementing the penalty for "Unmeasured Mainsails" on certificates that are missing ANY mainsail measurements.

In 2018 Central Council implemented the penalty for Unmeasured Mainsails.

Read more: Mainsails...

Handicappers can now request that a "Class" be added to the Alert Review done by Central Council at their February meeting.

Item 6 d) from February 2017

Read more: Request A Class...

Fellow Certificate Holders,

It is great to see so many clubs getting a start on the racing season of 2020, albeit with reduced numbers.

Read more: A note from your...

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2nd PHRF-LO Chapman Season Championship & New Racer Awards!

View our Winners here!

Read more: The WINNERS of the...

Yes, the results are all in and competitors have been contacted to attend the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, January 18th at 10:00 am.

Read more: PHRF-LO Chapman...

 A collection of pdf copies of the PHRF-LO Newsletter from 2003 to present.

Read more: News Archives

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