sabato 20 febbraio 2016

Gli acronimi della Vela


Rimanendo in tema di ripassini, ecco un bell' elenco dei più diffusi ed utilizzati acronimi nel mondo della vela, dalle regate alla navigazione.
Chissà quante volte li abbiamo incontrati, o (peggio) usati, senza saperne il vero significato ...

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Acronimo

ABD
Significato

Abandoned
ACC
America's Cup Class
ACM
America's Cup Management
AEDT
Australian Eastern Daylight Time
AINUD
Associazione Italiana Noleggio Unità 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
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
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 Rating Club
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
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
RAF
Retired after finishing
RCV
Règles de Course à 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
Velocità Against Wind
VCG
Vertical Center of Gravity
VEA
Vele d’Epoca 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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