The RYA Portsmouth Yardstick is a scheme operated jointly by the RYA and its Affiliated clubs.
The scheme, used worldwide, is reviewed yearly and amended to keep handicaps up to date, including new boats and adaptations of current classes. The scheme relies on sailing clubs using the suggested numbers, published by the RYA, and amending for their club before feeding this information back to the RYA via
Clubs can submit either through their results software or by XML or XLS formats.
The Summary report collates all of your clubs racing into one table.
Clubs can then see how much confidence there is in the current PY number they are using.