The structure of this website

This site is intended to provide useful background and information on current developments in the estimation of yacht handicaps.

There will be accumulated material of general interest to the casual reader and as guidance for those engaged in handicapping at club level.  There is also for technical readers material relating to the statistical science behind the modelling.

The ‘Articles’ menu has three classes of article. The lead number indicates the following:

1:             General and historical.

2:            Material concerning formula -based handicap models.

3:            The statistics behind the model building.