the circus act has left town

Tower Trapezing, the extreme sailing technique developed by Alan Norregard and Anders Thompsen in the 49er class, has been outlawed at the ISAF meeting in Dublin.Tower Trapezing represents a dramatic change to sailing styles.  At it’s best, it reminds of of the development of hiking straps or trapezes by another famous Dane, Paul Elvestrom.  At it’s worst it brings fear of safety, health, and design concerns to any class with a trapeze system. Read on.