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Forum: Free Forum 31st May 2007, 06:51 AM
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Posted By TG
RE: NEED INPUT FROM INSTRUCTORS, TEAM RIDERS, STARBOARD TEAM, TESTERS...

Do you ever get more than 9-10, or is that very very rare?
Forum: Ask Our Team 19th May 2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,950
Posted By TG
RE: Stop Formula XXL Sails!

I have nothing against FE; but there is none around here, and they've limited it to 11.0 meters, so it's essentially a juniors or lightweight class.

And I don't like Slalom 4/2: lightwind slalom...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th May 2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,950
Posted By TG
RE: Stop Formula XXL Sails!

I agree with that.

That's what killed Slalom in the first place too--the arms race. The industry solution seems always to be to create another class, not fix what we have. Formula Ex, is a great...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th May 2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,950
Posted By TG
RE: Stop Formula XXL Sails!

FW does push the boundaries of WS in a particular direction--it's an extreme part of an extreme sport. And not everyone needs do do it. But the joys of fast upwind/downwind sailing are there. , and...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th May 2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,950
Posted By TG
RE: Stop Formula XXL Sails!

If we banned sails bigger than 10.0, there would be no races in most of the US, and elsewhere, nor would anybody make sails bigger than 11.0. Even lightweights use bigger sails than that.
Forum: Ask Our Team 16th May 2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,950
Posted By TG
RE: Bull S***

Why should y'all care what I sail?

I enjoy my big sails; if you guys & Svein don't like it that's your problem. The up/down angle of the big one's is just better--and that's what make FW...
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