• PeterW3035 replied to the topic Cruising Conference in the forum Cruising 6 years, 7 months ago

    @John1162 wrote:

    Well done Jeremy for putting on a good programme of events for both days and thank you one and all for turning up despite the forecast.

    As always I learnt something new and look forward to the next Cruising Conference

    Yes, well done and thank you to Jeremy and all his CC team.

    I’ve been to a few Conferences over the years and…[Read more]

  • 7588 replied to the topic IMPORTANT Rule Changes in the forum Racing 6 years, 9 months ago

    @John1162 wrote:

    Your Micronet Race Master has the ability to capture the Line Perpendicular (the heading at right angles to windward of the start line) and to display the Line Bias angle and the favoured end of the line.

    You are more upto date than I am, this is an add to later models, agreed this makes those out of class under the proposed rule.…[Read more]

  • Geof replied to the topic IMPORTANT Rule Changes in the forum Racing 6 years, 9 months ago

    @John1162 wrote:

    The use of all electrical or electronic devices or instruments is prohibited except for the following
    functions: time keeping, compass heading and changes thereof, or the recording of sound or photographic images.

    This means that the tacktick micro compass is allowed but the racemaster is not. If you have a GPS on board it cannot…

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  • 7588 replied to the topic IMPORTANT Rule Changes in the forum Racing 6 years, 9 months ago

    @Geof wrote:

    If this rule is passed, it is not clear to me whether I can carry a GPS in recording mode and look at it later.
    I would welcome comments on that one.

    It seems to me that leaving a GPS on in record mode does constitute ‘use’ (as generally understood) therefore is prohibited by the new rule. Indeed, any device that uses GPS was as much…[Read more]