Just another Moderator
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Thanked 513 Times in 487 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Guessing here... may refer to a racing fleet where the boats have 'auxillary' engines.. ie the standard racer/cruiser. As opposed to unpowered one-designs like Stars, Dragons and dinghies.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)