The hush-hush ICSA/LaserPerformance deal continues to generate debate throughout college sailing, with more details coming to light from ICSA Pres. Mitch Brindley, the ICSA Executive itself, and Laser. Regardless of the veracity or usefulness of any of their arguments, all three responses decry the public way in which the debate has occurred, which is enough to make anyone suspicious.
Until the ICSA comes clean with what they are actually getting from LP and what exactly they’ve given up for the 7-year term of the agreement, the questions are unlikely to stop. Check the Chalk Talk video from 5:10 for a decent debate between two college sailors on what’s really at stake.