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ABD Abandoned
ACC America's Cup Class
ACM America's Cup Management
AEDT Australian Eastern Daylight Time
AINUD Associazione Italiana Noleggio Unit da Diporto
AIS Automatic Identification Systems
AISI American Iron and Steel Institute
AL Leech length
ARIE Associazione Recupero Imbarcazioni d'Epoca
AIVE Associazione Italiana Vele d'Epoca
APM Abbuono Per Miglio
ARC Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
AVG Average speed
AVS Angle of Vanishing Stabitlity
BCC Builders Compliance Certificate
BFD Black Flag Disqualification
BFG Black Flag Penalty
BMAX Baglio Massimo
BNs Beaufort Numbers
BTW Bearing To Waypoint
CAD Computer Aided Design
CAE Computer Aided Engineering
CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
CAS Council for Arbitration in Sport
CBTF Canting Ballast Twin Foil
CCA Cruising Club of America
C.d.R Comitato di Regata
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CET Central European Time (GMT+0100)
CFD Computational Fluid Dynamic
CHS Channel Handicap System
CICO Campionato Italiano Classi Olimpiche
CIM Comitato Internazionale del Mediterraneo
CIO Comitato Olimpico Internazionale
CMG Course Made Good
CNC Computer Numerical Control
C.O. Comitato Organizzatore
COG Course Over Ground
CONI Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano
COO Chief Operating Officer
CORM Challenger of Record Management
CSA Caribbean Sailing Association
CT Corrected Time
DGM Disqualification for Gross Misconduct
DNC Did Not Compete
DND Did Not Discard
DNE Did Not Enter
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DPI Discretionary Penalty Imposed
DSC Digital Selective Calling
DSPL Displacement
DSQ Disqualification
DTF Distance To Finish
DTL Distance To Leader
DTW Distance To Way-Point
EPIRB Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon
ERS Equipment Rules of Sailing
ET Elapsed Time
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
EUROSAF European Sailing Federation
FB Foretriangle Base
FCS Functional Classification System
FD Flying Dutchman
FFV Federation Francaise de Voile
FH Foretriangle Height
FICO Federation International Courses Oceaniques
FISU International University Sports Federation
FIV Federazione Italiana Vela
FJ Flying Junior
FL Headsail Luff Length
FP Luff Perpendicular
ft fuori tutto
GMT Greenwich Meridian Time
GPS Global Positioning System
GPH General Purpose Handicap
GRP Glass-Reinforced Plastic
HC Handicaps
IALA International Association of Lighthouse Authorities
IDR Istruzioni di Regata
IFDS International Federation for Disabled Sailing
ILC International Level Class
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMOCA International Monohull Open Class Association
IMS International Measurement System
INMARSAT International Mobile Satellite Organisation
INR International Navigation Rules
IOC International Olympic Committee
IOD International One Design
IODA International Optimist Dinghy Association
IOR International Ocean Rule
IRC International Rule Class
IRM International Rating by Measurement
ISA International Soling Association
ISAF International Sailing Federation
ISCYRA International Star Class Yacht Racing Association
ISP Height Spinnaker Attachment
ISSA International Sailing School Association
ITC International Technical Committee
IYRU International Yacht Racing Union
KLR Klassiker Rennwert
KORC Keelboat Offshore Racing Committee
LFT Lunghezza Fuori Tutto
LGL Lunghezza al Galleggiamento
LMT Local Mean Time
LNI Lega Navale Italiana
LOA Lenght Over All
LOA Local Organising Authority
LP Lunghezza Percorso
LTS Lunghezza Teorica di Stazza
LVC Louis Vuitton Cup
LWD Leeward
LWL Length of Water Line
MCC Mast Compliance Certificate
MCCB Measurement Certificate for the Complete Boat
MH Masthead rig
MNA Member National Authority
MOB Man Over Board
MPS Multi Purpose Sail
MSC Maritime Safety Committee
NMEA National Marine Electronics Association
NOOD National Offshore One Design
NOR Notice of Race
n.m. Nautical Mile
NQR National Qualifying Regatta
NRD No Race Day
O.A. Organising Autority
OC Offshore Challenges
OCR Olympic Classes Regatta
OCS On the Course Side at Start
OD One Design
ODR One Design Rig
ORC Offshore Racing Council
ORMA Ocean Racing Multihull Association
OSC Olympic Sailing Committee
OSR Offshore Special Regulations
Ostar Original Single Handed Transatlantic Race
PEN Penalty
PFD Personal Flotation Device
PHRF Performance Handicap Racing Fleet
PHS Performance Handicap System
PMS Premature Starter
PRO Principal Race Officer
PVC Polyvinyl Chloride
PYS Portsmouth Yardstick Scheme
RAF Retired after finishing
RCV Rgles de Course la Voile
RDG Redress given
RDR Regole di Regata
RINA Registro Italiano Navale
RMM Rules of Race Management
RORC Royal Ocean Racing Club
RRS Racing Rules of Sailing
RTE Radar Target Enhancer
RTM Resin Transfer Molding
RWP Rules Working Party
RYA Royal Yachting Association
SCHRS Small Catamaran Handicap Rating System
SCP Scoring Penalty
S.I. Stazza Internazionale
skiff Sailing Keep It Fast and Flat
SL Spinnaker Luff
SMG Speed Made Good
SMW Spinnaker Max Width
SOG Speed Over Ground
SORC Southern Ocean Racing Conference
SPL Spinnaker Pole Lenght
SRS Score Removed from Series
STRC Star Class Rules
TC Tempo Corretto o Compensato
TCC Time Correction Coefficient
TCF Time Correction Factor
TLE Time Limit Exceeded
TOD Time-On-Distance
TOT Time-On-Time
TPS Tacking point of spinnaker
TR Tempo Reale
TWA True Wind Angle
TWD True Wind Direction
TWS True Wind Speed
UCINA Unione Nazionale Cantieri e Industrie Nautiche
UDR Ufficiali Di Regata
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UISP Unione Italiana Sport Per tutti
UL Base Leech
ULDB Ultra Light Displacement Boats
UTC Coordinated Universal Time
UVAI Unione Vela Altura Italiana
VAW Velocit Against Wind
VCG Vertical Center of Gravity
VEA Vele dEpoca in Adriatico
VHF Very High Frequency
VMC Velocity Made on Course
VMG Velocity Made Good
VOR Volvo Ocean Race
VPP Velocity Prediction Program
Vtr. Vetroresina
WD Withdrawn
WF Weighting factor
WND Windward
WP Waypoint
WSSRC World Sailing Speed Record Council
WSTA World Sailing Team Association
YRA Yacht Racing Association
ZFP Z Flag Penalty
ZPG Z flag Penalty Given
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