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Postby Lea Foster on Mon Dec 06, 2004 7:57 pm

What would be the yardstick for Sabre's please?
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VYC yardstick is 126.5

Postby Barry Eastgate on Mon Dec 06, 2004 9:02 pm

The VYC yardstick is 126.5 (down from 128 a few years ago).
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Postby Wild One on Fri Apr 22, 2005 2:11 pm

Hi all,
Have the sabre got that quick, or are all the other boats going slower. :lol:
Good sailing to all,
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Postby fitzwarryne on Sun Feb 19, 2006 4:15 pm

While the VYA yardstick is 126.5, the South Australian yardstick was 140 with the Laser Radial equal in both.

Having kept statistics from several championships with top skippers sailing I estimate the most appropriate yardstick would be 132-133. Over the whole wind range from 3 knots to 25 knots the Sabre only sails to its yardstick above 15 knots. The evidence is that in the low windspeeds the Sabre sails 7-8% slower than its yardstick when compared with other single handers such as the Laser Radial and Spiral.
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