Boating NZ : FREE TO READ March 2014
...doesn’t compromise with attempts to conform to rating rules... It is designed for a purpose and fulfils it perfectly. “” fluffing around involved is likely to cost more places than hanging in there to the next mark with the wrong sail combination. So the MC38 has just two halyards, one for the jib and one for the gennaker. This saves money – new halyards on race boats are worth hundreds of dollars and are replaced often. It reduces clutter and takes weight out of the rig, which boosts performance. The interior is another great example of saving weight and cost. Inside, the MC38 has about as much going on as most dinghies. There is sail storage, a mask jack and a hand basin. Only the forward section of the interior is painted because there is no need for a person to spend any length of time aft of the main companionway, so there is no reason to make the bare carbon more habitable. subscribe online at www.mags4gifts.co.nz/boating-nz 15 Tested_Menace_March14.indd 15 19/02/2014 2:27:56 p.m.
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