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Originally posted by sailorguy

I am 15 and a half, and about 50kg, and wanting to sail a double-handed trapeze boat


A twin wire boat for lightweights?
There is only one twin wire boat for lightweights.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote 49erGBR735HSC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Jun 06 at 3:35pm
29er XX seems the way forward but I hope it gets selected as an open class and they keep the 49er open too..........
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Originally posted by 49erGBR735HSC

and they keep the 49er open too..........

Bit of bias there Dennis ?

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Yeah, boot the 470 out of the Olympics so I can sail 2 Olympic classes. Bring in the 29er XX, forget about any long decisions the ISAF may make, I've decided it's a good idea......(oh yeah, alternatively the 800)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote BBSCFaithfull Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Jun 06 at 11:30pm
Well atm i sail a 4000 and am going to take purchase of a 14 so not bad going for a 16 year old! 
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Originally posted by 49erGBR735HSC

29er XX seems the way forward but I hope it gets selected as an open class and they keep the 49er open too..........

 

I have a problem with everyone jumping on to the RS this, 9'er that bandwagon.  It's like saying that all Ford Mondeo's are rubbish because the latest Lotus has go faster stripes (It don't mean a thing if it ain't got no Bling!!) 

There is nothing wrong with the existing classes.  I accept that there has to be development and going forwards it is the only way to progress (otherwise we would all still be sailing with cotton sails and clinker hulls).  Perhaps the Rs9er Bling'omatic is not the way to go!

 

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