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    Friday
    Apr062012

    Question about setting a furling headsail.

    We often have questions about setting furling headsails. The IRC Rule for a single furling headsail says: "The boat has a complete headsail furling system". Can the sail be tacked on deck instead of to the furling drum and still be able to enjoy the rating credit?"

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    Friday
    Apr062012

    Louay Habib interviews Mike Urwin

    Mike Urwin, joint Chairman of the IRC Technical Committee, answers some questions about IRC changes for 2012. Items discussed include comment on the 2012 rating changes relating to non overlapping headsails and designs with overlapping headsails.

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    Thursday
    Nov032011

    IRC 2012 Rule Changes

    We still have 7 months to go in Asia, but the new 2012 IRC Rules are now available for those who wish to plan their campaigns starting with Koh Samui Regatta.

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    Friday
    Jul082011

    IRC Optimisation at a glance

    In general, IRC encourages more sail area. Additional downwind sail area provides a good trade-off between rating and performance. David Armitage discusses the latest IRC Optimisation......

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    Monday
    Jun272011

    Questions about IRC Code Zero Sails....

    There are quite a few misconceptions as to what an IRC code zero sail is and at what angles it can be used. Here are a few notes to help explain....

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