cp, good take on the 420..being a sailing forum and not one from NORML, i figured he was a 420 sailor (i prefer the 470 myself having raced those in my ill spent youth).
his query about fastest dinghies made me wonder where an I-14 falls in the mix..
just my $.02 adjusted for inflation
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