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Re: Wow... Bernard Stamm's Open 60 "breaks in half" in the Western Approaches...
For instance next year the keels and the masts will be standard and the same for all. They want to advance faster on reliability in what regards those two elements. With all masts and keels identical the designers would have a much bigger feedback in what regards to detect and solve problems. The solutions chosen were the more reliable ones
Now that is a step in the right direction. Your whole message is a good read and my understanding from it is that the association recognizes there have been technical problems that need to be addressed and that those problems are so complex the association needs to establish controls over innovations.