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Re: Cheap Classic Plastic smokes the fleet in 2013 Down the Bay Race

I don't want to discuss with you. If you cannot understand what I have said...that's too bad, It does not change reality.

Today production sailing boats are comparatively much less expensive than 30 years ago.

The Hobie 33 was high tech when it was built and also an expensive boat.

Here you have a study of what should be modified to improve the Hobie 33 and make it a boat with modern performances:

http://wisemarine.com/images/hobieproject2.pdf

If someone build one know, it would be an expensive boat.

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Originally Posted by jameswilson29 View Post
... I think many are beginning to realize in average sailboat racing in the U.S. that some of the older designs are still competitive, and that the tremendous advances in technology have not really produced significantly better new boats, just more expensive boats.
Yes, and that makes you bright and the top racers that buy very expensive modern top racing boats very stupid, except that they now a bit more about racing and fast boats then you.

Regards.

Sorry, I couldn't resist

Paulo


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