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Postby derek_jackson » Tue Mar 28, 2006 11:06 pm

Does anyone race a J/80 in MORC? I'm just wondering how it rates, and how competitive it is under MORC rules as opposed to PHRF.
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Postby derek_jackson » Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:29 pm

Anyone?
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Postby Guest » Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:43 pm

Derek, I dare say that most j80s sail one design or PHRF at 120 with class jib or 117 with 140 jib. I would like to know where you sail so we may try to hook you up with the closest fleet if possible.
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Postby derek_jackson » Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:50 pm

I don't think there is a fleet close to me. I live in canada around 50 miles north of Detroit at the southern tip of lake Huron. Hopefully when we are passing undercrewed big boats they will consider buying J/80's so we can get a fleet up here... ha ha. As far as I know we are the only J/80 in the area.
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Postby Guest » Sun Apr 23, 2006 3:29 pm

I race my J80 in Bahrain, Middle East. We are class-alone and race against a mixed fleet on IRC handicap (measurement based), previously on RYA Portsmouth Yardstick Handicap (performance based). We get hammered on handicap, but it's a lot of fun finishing first on the water, although it's tough to sail the lead all the time. Likewise, I wish others would get into the J80 'groove' - but I don't think that's going to happen around here. But flying past a bigger race-machine like they're standing still is a blast. Do check us out on www.teamjackal.com

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Postby derek_jackson » Tue Apr 25, 2006 8:48 pm

Just to let everyone know I have recieved a MORC rating of 111 seconds per mile with a 135% genoa.
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Postby derek_jackson » Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:53 am

Funny we rate 114 in PHRF with a 150% and 111 in MORC with a 135%
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