[MHml] Cat vs. Tri
dave at kiteship.com
Sun Nov 5 08:25:32 EST 2006
historically, claiming races allow anyone to claim the boat--or horse.
It's not limited to entrants--or how else would a non-builder get hold
of a competitive boat?
On 11/4/06, Jesse Deupree <jdeupree at maine.rr.com> wrote:
> On Nov 4, 2006, at 9:55 AM, Rob Denney wrote:
> > So it doesn't get bogged down in discussion and vested interest,
> > and to see
> > if we can actually get something happening, I will put up a trophy
> > for the
> > first boat built to the "400 sq' sail area, no other restrictions"
> > to finish
> > the Solo Transpac (San Francisco - Hawaii) in June 2008. Maybe a
> > cash
> > prize as well if there is any left over in the budget and the
> > committee
> > agrees.
> > Jesse, I can't speak for the others, but my boat will be for sale for
> > $30,000 at the end of the race.
> Its your race and trophy now:-), make it a $30,000 claim race, say by
> any valid entrant that completes the course and finishes, , and you
> would achieve the claim concept, if that appeals to you.
> Jesse Deupree
> F-31 SORN
> Portland Maine
> Who admires those that have the skill and ability to actually
> consider building an entry. I think I'm capable of sailing an entry,
> but figure that is a lot easier than design/build.
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