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by ianrmcdonald
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: IOM Forum
Topic: Alternative scoring systems
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Re: Alternative scoring systems

I need to learn to read as well as rc sail! sounds less appealing now
by ianrmcdonald
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: IOM Forum
Topic: Alternative scoring systems
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Re: Alternative scoring systems

I am new to rc and as yet have not done a iom event. From my limited experience of events in other classes, I can see an advantage in this scoring system. I realise its fixed just at the end, but this appeals rather than the constant " move up- one race out of my depth- move down"!. a little racing ...
by ianrmcdonald
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Racing Rules
Topic: Back of the fleet, lack of rule observance
Replies: 4
Views: 715

Re: Back of the fleet, lack of rule observance

Thanks Erick Just back from Birmingham MYC todays Rg/Df65 racing. 25 boats enjoyed close and friendly racing with any rules transgressions dealt with with a prompt turn. Perhaps I have found my own solution! be more careful with my selection of the events I enter. And looking forward to joining in w...
by ianrmcdonald
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Racing Rules
Topic: Back of the fleet, lack of rule observance
Replies: 4
Views: 715

Re: Back of the fleet, lack of rule observance

I have to say that my limited experience of iom racing is that rule observance is good, a factor has to be that with an expensive boat there is an incentive not to bang into others. And the club racing at BMYC is also well mannered . Looking forward to the winter when I can join you on Saturdays wit...
by ianrmcdonald
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Racing Rules
Topic: Back of the fleet, lack of rule observance
Replies: 4
Views: 715

Back of the fleet, lack of rule observance

I am very much enjoying my second year of rc racing. After 40 years of dinghy racing I would like to think I have a little idea, but am not surprised to find myself towards the back of the fleet at many events. Which is where my question comes in! I find rc people a nice bunch, but I have noticed a ...
by ianrmcdonald
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Sale Listings
Replies: 7
Views: 1180

Re: For Sale Listings

my experience as well. I know Garry works really hard to try and avoid this, but if someone posts an advert and then is not available to answer questions then I see this as very rude to both the Mya and the website team
by ianrmcdonald
Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Footy
Topic: Birmngham myc Footy Open Saturday 29th July
Replies: 0
Views: 251

Birmngham myc Footy Open Saturday 29th July

At Sutton Sailing Club Sutton Coldfield. Registration 8.30 till 9.30. See you all there!
by ianrmcdonald
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: IOM Forum
Topic: IOM One Design Class
Replies: 5
Views: 790

Re: IOM One Design Class

there are several existing classes which allow beginners and less commited sailors to start in RC at a low cost. Why compromise the prestige and advantage of the IOM by trying to " compete" with these already available boats?
by ianrmcdonald
Mon May 29, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Footy
Topic: Birmingham Myc XFS Open June 3
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Birmingham Myc XFS Open June 3

Birmingam myc look forward to seeing you at the next round of the XFS Footy series at Sutton Sailing Club B73 6JL this Saturday June 3
by ianrmcdonald
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: IOM Forum
Topic: WEDGE IOM
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

Re: WEDGE IOM

better clear a space on your trophy shelf for next year!