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    new stuff in the a-class

    WetnWild is absolutely right. The vote failed because it was a bad proposition(s) and it is not demonstrated that a foiling a class is feasible, faster or affordable. Wtf is wrong with that decision? From what I can see from the regatta, the only people going fast foiling would be in front with...
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    new stuff in the a-class

    So the problem with the proposed rule changes is that no-one really knows if it will work on the race course and where it will take the class. Even if they get through the AGM I'd vote against them for that reason alone, and my guess is that at least 34% of the fleet will think likewise and the...
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    new stuff in the a-class

    Yes AUS is spot on. I think there does need to be a mechanism for a structured "investigation" of foiling outside the current class rules for those who want to do this - and if a foiling A that can be sailed by the average fleet sailor and will win regattas in expert hands emerges, well and...
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    new stuff in the a-class

    Great post USA230. The key issue is that the class is not pursuing foiling for foilings sake.
  5. Thing1

    new stuff in the a-class

    Half-pregnant is still fastest around the course. Let those foil embryos develop then see what they spawn.
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    new stuff in the a-class

    So there's the thing, Rather than trying to make a case to change A class rules that are doing exactly what they were intended to; Fireball, Lord and everyone else who wants to have a foiling boat should just go ahead, make the new class rules,design the bloody thing, and prove its the best...

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