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Old 07-15-2015
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Originally Posted by GeoffJ View Post
so what will be different in your rig set-up/safety/crew briefing/crew work for this event?

will you switch to letterbox? will you have jacklines? PFD's at all times? dog down the front hatch? reefing gear on the main teed up? clamp down on rig tension? Enquiring minds want to know!
A reminder to all crew and skippers, the SOAR is a PFD mandatory race. Every year the SI's specify this. Yachts can be dsq'd for failure to comply. RC need not (and does not) fly the PFD mandatory flag.

This is the SYC's commitment to safe boating (we do the same for the local series). Besides, there seems to be at least one POB every year.
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