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The "Classic" which looks out of place on FP


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#1 moody frog

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:19 PM

Racing rules !

The race is open to monohull sailing yachts that comply with the AYC’s definition of “classic yacht”:
Yachts built before 31 December 1976 that have not been substantially modified from their original plans and that have been built as one-offs or in a limited non-industrial series


and see: http://www.transatcl...l?show=59

With these rules in place no surprise that the late RORC and early IOR designs (mostly Carter) run the show somehow.

#2 sleddog

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:45 PM

CORTO, the 1970 Dick Carter design termed a "skunk" on the front page, IMO is a "classic": pretty, fast, and emblematic of the IOR era of which she is a product. OK, she is being crewed TransAtlantic by a bunch of Mini-Transat sailors . But theyhave sworn off freeze dried for the passage, hihi.....




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