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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. il mostro attempting chi-mac speed run record

    Yawn. I bet a guy in an ice boat breaks the 'record' in a few months.
  2. what happened on the last race ? 

     

  3. Manhasset Fall Series

    ducking the Thin Man again
  4. That looks like the trim tab off of 'Revonoc'. Must have come unburied after Maria
  5. FT 10M

  6. 8 Bells for George Cuthbertson

    Its no reflection on George C of course, but it was shame so many poorer iterations of C&C ownership and build quality went on from the mid 80's onward. 1970's and 1980's C&C war horses still have a great fan base and demand and are distinctive. C&C owners groups may be the most loyal and proud and active of any. That's really a great legacy..
  7. FT 10M

    The FT10 forum with a ton of great info was taken down in a fit, but thank God the 2007 Annapolis Boat Show forum is archived and still available! Great if you ant to be kept up to speed on the Farr 11s!
  8. Tom Petty DTS

    It is very old if you've spent time as a self admited 'heroin addict for decades'
  9. Tom Petty DTS

    His family asked them to stop dragging his heart around
  10. American YC Fall Series and Leukemia Cup

    The J105 class rule seems pretty clear (assuming they apply for this regatta). Maybe the other competitors all agreed to waive this restriction for this regatta retroactively? If class rules apply it looks like the guy should have requested an exemption and have it properly posted on the notice board. If no objections, no problem. Anything after the fact always means getting caught cheati......err...... I mean sailing out of compliance. CREW/DRIVER w weight limit: 1045 lbs, with only 220 lbs of sole driver counting against the limit. §7.1. w all crew must be amateurs (ISAF group 1) and can't be paid or receive financial benefit or be related to the sailing industry; exception: 100% owner who is ISAF group 3 can sail/drive. §§ 3.1-3.9. w the driver must be at least 1/3 owner (100% if not ISAF group 1) or a ISAF group 1 who is a member of an owner's immediate family or a "long-term shipmate" of an owner. §3.4. LTS must have sailed at least 18 races with the owner and 50% of all sail boat races (other than in dinghies) in which the owner competed in last 24 months and at least 6 race days in last 12 months. §3.5.. w driver of a tiller boat must remain aft of the traveler (no straddling the traveler).
  11. American YC Fall Series and Leukemia Cup

    I agree. Your brother was an asshole to cheat and run against old men! Is he graying his hair and running in the grandfathers division now? So. which class rules are ok to ignore? There must be more.
  12. American YC Fall Series and Leukemia Cup

    Don't see this everyday.... 'Hearing reopened loulou reinstated races 1,2,3,4'
  13. Can someone help please? When a Long Island Sound regatta SIs say 'For boats racing PHRF or IRC, any weight credit/limit listed on the PHRF or IRC certificate will be waived. There will not be a minimum or maximum weight limit in effect for any PHRF or IRC boat', what does this mean exactly?