Modernizing the Laser Design:
by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt
A good relationship between one design classes and their builders is vital for the success of class associations. Reliable supply is good for the class members while a poorly administered class is bad for the supplier. Everything is either win-win or lose-lose.
A variable all class organizations face is change, and the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) may be the most conservative of them all. Born as a simple boat with basic rigging, the ILCA has demonstrated a pattern of controlled, incremental evolution and development aimed at improving longevity, increasing the ease of use and reducing the cost of ownership.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Modernizing the Laser Design, Editor