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Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races » 40’ Series hiatus.

Good morning all.

I’ve read the SRC annual report about the 40’ Series and it’s sad to know this SOL championship won’t turn in 2019.
I understand and also agree with SRC exposed arguments. Pity that a phew conditioned the remaining majority.

One possible way for overcoming the main issue, if not, the only one - the boats overuse/abuse from some skippers - is to make the Series races with pre-fixed boats for all, turning the Series to a OD championship with #4 - #5 40 footers to be used.
But you loose part of the game.

Other suggestion, independently of the Series future format (OD or multiple choices), is to upgrade the Series with faster boats, instead of “artificially” downgrading the faster ones (notice: one was already available in the SOL marina for the 2018 Series).

From my part I’ve trying since a while to bring the Melges 40 Polar but till now without success.
So, if anyone out there can give an hand on this I’ll be very thankful.

Thank you.

João/psail
Sail Fair.

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