PHOTO: Would you trust your boat’s handicap to these men?

Published on September 10th, 2013

This photo is of the International Conference on the Rating Rule, taken in January 1906, which hangs on the wall of the RORC Rating Office.

As the formulae behind IRC ratings are unpublished, only the RORC/UNCL IRC Technical Committee has access to the finer points of the rating calculation and makes decisions on future changes. However, the general direction of IRC ratings is open to discussion at national and international levels.

If you feel strongly about an aspect of the IRC rules, there is an easy way to get your voice heard. Read more here.

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