On the Web-Site of the International Star Class Yacht
Racing Association (I.S.C.Y.R.A.) the famous Bill Buchan has published a Technical Article “Thoughts on Boat Renovation”.
He mentions the good advice (the same what most of our
... 1. I urge you to only consider a glass boat if you have any intention of racing and winning in a competitive fleet as, for the reason given below, they are just plain faster. If your primary goal is
to have a fulfilling project to bring back something of beauty to its original or better than original condition, then by all means go for it, even though it might be a “woodie”, but don’t expect to be
competitive with the newer series glass boats. ...”
We decided to have a fulfilling project ....