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by Roger
Thu Oct 16, 2008 8:59 am
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: Yardstick Numbers for new Design IC
Replies: 14
Views: 21344

Re: Yardstick Numbers for new Design IC

The Musto SKiff number in the UK is 875 (very fractionally slower then an AC which is 873) and would translate into 95 (well 94.75) in the DE numbers. So they're all about the same territory... the Musto has 94 in Germany - so 95 seems to be reasonable regarding this - but we have to consider the f...
by Roger
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:02 am
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: Yardstick Numbers for new Design IC
Replies: 14
Views: 21344

Re: Yardstick Numbers for new Design IC

Roger, how does your handicap scheme work? Is it divide the race time by the yardstick and multiply by 100, or is it a different formula? If its a divisor then according to the numbers Chris got out from the worlds then 95, maybe 96 would be a good starting point (works out at 95.4). Info in this t...
by Roger
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:14 am
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: Yardstick Numbers for new Design IC
Replies: 14
Views: 21344

Yardstick Numbers for new Design IC

As the day approaches where i want to race my new toy the question of her yardstick handicap becomes more significant. I think we need a first guess based on the experiences of racing the new designs against the nethercots. This becomes more difficult caused by the different number schemes used arou...
by Roger
Mon Jun 23, 2008 9:17 am
Forum: How to......
Topic: How to get hooked??
Replies: 8
Views: 10248

Re: How to get hooked??

Christian in Australia have supplied some "local" leads for me to check with in Scandinavia. Even a possible IC sailor/builder here in Norway. Thank you Christian. I'll check the leads I have got and see what is available to start with, without breaking the bank. Hope to find something I can sneak ...
by Roger
Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: ICF Sailing Committee
Topic: Sailing Committee Ballot report
Replies: 52
Views: 56517

Re: Sailing Committee Ballot report

I need to decide what way to go with my IC, stick with the One Design or move on to a new IC. after sailing several new ICs in MCRae there is no more need for decission for me. They feel so much faster and more responsive than the OD that i have no other choice than to go for one. i would appreciat...
by Roger
Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: DC ballot
Replies: 99
Views: 71777

Re: DC ballot

jimc wrote:
Roger wrote:One of the most difficult problems seems to be the colour of the hull under the varnished deck ....
White primer works with nearly everything :-)
guess what was Steves proposal ...
by Roger
Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Latest Developments
Topic: DC ballot
Replies: 99
Views: 71777

Re: DC ballot

Steve Clark wrote: I am talking to Roger about building him a plywood boat based on the Second String Model.
i can confirm that we are pretty far in our discussion. One of the most difficult problems seems to be the colour of the hull under the varnished deck ....
(actually thats more my probelm than Steves)