posted on December 17, 2010
Have you seen what is happening in the Olympic Classes debate?? For a start, the Star has gone (oh, even in this snowstorm a pig just flew past my window...). The second big trend is toward mixed gender teams. ISAF are proposing boy/girl cats and boy/girl 470s. Very interesting. A pretty good idea I think (works well in Flying Fifteens...). The proposed classes are Mens' Laser, Womens' Laser-Radial, Mens' Finn, Mens' 49er, Womens' skiff (29er?), Womens' keelboat (this funny Elliott class has replaced the Yngling), Mixed Cat, Mixed 470. Interesting, but no mens' muscle boat anymore. Oh - there's that pig again....
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