posted on January 17, 2011
The VC and I took lunch with the Rear Commodore, Mike Clapp, on Sunday. We had great conversation on Life, the Universe and Everything... to do with sailing. It turns out that the RC is becoming concerned with his sailing of the RS500, as he not infrequently comes ashore after one race, there being nobody to sail against. Handicap racing is not really racing, is it? You have to sympathise... It seems that our recent turnout of ten boats for a Club race has turned a few heads...He also voiced significant concerns about the market into which he can onsell his boat when the time comes - and what the true cost of ownership of sailing some classes really is.
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