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post #12 of Old 04-14-2011
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Originally Posted by Sanduskysailor View Post
......I think awarding a first place flag for consistently inadequate boat preparation, tactics, and crew work won't make anyone a better sailor.

A better idea might have a racing class and a casual cruising class for those who don't want to put the effort in to win.
Good points.. our short lived experience with 'equalized' ratings just didn't feel 'real' - even to those who may have suddenly 'won'.


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