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Author: Joe B.
Subject: Doublehanded Farallones
Info: (12295 views) Posted: Friday 2-1-08 11:50:20 AM
From my recollection at the '07 Nationals Skipper's meeting, shykites would be OK for class races scheduled beyond Pt. Bonita, but that specialty kites like reachers would not. Few opinions were that it would lead to a cost prohibitive arms race. Those people wishing to use the specialty kites could still race under their regular PHRF. Is my recollection correct? Help me out here, guys! But yes, nothing as been added to the written rules yet.

Joe B.

:: Last year was the first time in the 8 years I've done
:: the doublehanded Farallones race that the class
:: disallowed shykites. It had always been agreed upon that
:: outside the gate we could sail with anything allowable
:: under PHRF, i.e. shykites, reachers, etc. This
:: arrangement was supposed to have been written into the
:: rules. I plan on going this year and ,would like to race
:: with the class and bring all my ocean equipment.

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