In 2005, we finally stepped up to the plate and not only met the 12-boat minimum, but exceeded it with 14 boats. We're counting on you to come race, and help us continue this tradition, and ensure the future of this great fleet.
We specifically target this event towards Laser 2 owners and sailors who have either never raced, or who haven't raced in so long that they've forgotten how much fun it is. Competition will be easy going, with an attitude of and emphasis on helping each other out. If you're sold, please email me with your contact info (includ phone and home location or "port").
If you like Laser Twos, but don't think racing is for you, you are so wrong - and the whole purpose of this event is to show you that a regatta is fun in countless ways of which you have never even dreamt. I never even guessed myself, until I did it.
I had so much fun, despite being an extremely amature racer, at both the 2002 Laser Two Europeans, and CORK 2002, that I've decided somebody needs to bring the world of racing to the recreational Laser 2 sailer. These days, most Laser 2 owners in the US don't see themselves as racers. They don't particularly care about winning some random competition, and they probably think they don't stand much of a chance at it anyway, so they figure there's no point. In some cases, they just never even thought about it (this was me back in '00). Here are just a few of the reasons it blew me away: