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George Morris
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Nov 9, 2007, 1:28 PM

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The Olympics are supposed to consist of sports which take place in a relatively large number of countries. In how many countries does women's match racing take place? (Probably as many as the ones in which three day eventing on horses takes place I guess). Seriously though, our sport takes a number of different forms and while we may admire match racing as an art form, it is not something many of us do. How about a four hour pursuit race in a boat of your choice instead - now that WOULD make good television!

As an aside, would it not be safe to refer to the MENS doublehanded dinghy as a 'two man' boat rather than the prissy 'two person' boat?

rgds

George Morris
Scotland
(sails single person dinghies)





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Nov 21, 2007, 12:52 PM

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Dear Scuttlebutt

First of all I can have every sympathy with Mr Henderson’s view (in Scuttlebutt 2478) that it is ‘ridiculous to blame ISAF, which is only the structure wherein the votes are cast’ – ‘ISAF is only as good as the delegates nominated b