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    Scoring full rigs and radials together

    No, this isn't rig swapping for masters. It's mostly juniors sailing radials and adults in the full rigs.
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    Scoring full rigs and radials together

    Thank you LaLi. The organizers decided to have only 1 start even though there are actually 2 classes of boats. The radials have a very hard time on the start line with the full rigs. The RC does not take finish times, but scores boats based on their finish positions, so there is nothing to...
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    Scoring full rigs and radials together

    Thank you for the response. Is a Portsmouth number only for time? In the races I am thinking of time is not kept, and boats are scored according to their finish position. This is primarily a full rig regatta, so I think your sense is correct that the radials would rather be scored in their...
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    2016 Grand Prix Rules

    When a laser radial races in a grand prix event with the same start as full rigs, can the radial be awarded grand prix points if there are fewer than 7 radials racing? If, for example, a radial beats full rigs (even though at an obvious disadvantage due to sail size), it seems wrong that the...
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    Scoring full rigs and radials together

    When scoring a regatta with full rigs and radials on the same start line, should they be scored together? Of course, the radials are disadvantages, but my sense is that they should be scored together with a notation that a boat is a radial. If there are prizes for radials, it may be that the...
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