Spending $400 on a digital compass wouldn't make the owner of a proper yacht blink, nor somebody with a high-performance trap/foily thing.
I think all the proposed rules are self-explanatory, and I would imagine they came directly from class membership input.
The inhaul and hiking...
Four rules covering electronic compasses, body/boat mounted cameras, inhaul rigging, and hiking strap rigging.
2017 ILCA Rule...
Full details here. I created a thread in politics with the same.
2017 ILCA Rule Changes Vote
Is there anything explaining this? I couldn't find anything in the newsletter or online. It would be nice to read over before actually taking...
Looking at your heading relative to other boats is a big clue. And how hard the other sailors are hiking.
That's not standard traveler rigging for a Laser 2, is it?
The SS plate with two blocks replaces the fairlead by the mast step and uses the same screw holes. It's part of the upgraded rigging package....
I would try a mild solvent before anything else.
I'm assuming the cover was made before 1990.
Main and jib is a Laser II. I'm pretty sure the Laser II was built long after 1987.
I think it would depend on the price and an inspection of the hull. Check the firmness of the hull, and any deformities should be readily...
Sail all the races clean and fair, do your best, and by all means don't give up just because you have a bad race or two.
Interchangeable parts FTW.
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