The IMOCAs They Are A’ Changin’
With interest in the Open 60 and brand new boats galore setting up for the Vendee Globe just weeks away, it’s an odd time for rule proposals that will outlaw much of the fleet. Still, IMOCA is discussing precisely those changes, including hard limits on rig height, bulb weight, and water ballast. They’re also considering outright bans on much of the current go-fast goodies like halyard locks, interceptors, trim tabs, and much more. Read more and weigh in with your thoughts.