Ooh! Great ideas Wavedancer! What a way to grow the US ILCA, with a free membership tier! In the past I have had the thought that the only benefit of class membership (for me personally) was the publication. I thought of it as a quarterly magazine subscription.
If the class secretary would reach out to them, every once in a while, do some research and publish their findings (more than an email that goes to spam), or at least keep a record of what is actually going on in the area and follow up, that may help.
Seed money for the regional regattas (no...
LaserPerformance strikes out in court
Published on February 4th, 2021
It was February 2020 when a hearing in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut concluded, it was the result of a...
February 2021 Statement from LaserPerformance
Statement by LaserPerformance
The Court’s recent ruling reduced the jury’s award by more than half from $4,337157.49 to $2,056,736.33 with regard to...
Lesson learned: even the best sailors do very stupid things which no one should blindly copy.
I don't know about you LaLi, but velcro-ing a compass to the Laser, is something I would not stand behind. ;)
I have to disagree here, the Tac-Tick has two faces, so one should be visible from either gybe. My concern would be the Cunningham and outhaul fouling with it. However, a properly designed mast bracket would alleviate that.
A mast mount would benefit light air sailing.
Getting the compass off...
I would like to hear what people are thinking about the new Mark II sail in the 3-8mph range. I spent about two hours with 6 other boats in flat water. I was the only boat with the new sail.
My observations during this time, include the thought that this new sail is a completely different...