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    Posted: 05 Feb 21 at 7:18pm
Anyone else signed up for it? Hows it going to work, Who's invited?
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Yes. No idea! Other people, not me.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote iGRF Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 Feb 21 at 8:13pm
Sorry should have put thiis link Far be it from me to be the bloody RYA marketing department, but there you go anyway. I meant who, which boat brands are going, I got this from an RS ad, just wondered if anyone's bothered to invite class associations, you remember them, they used to be what the show was about.

I guess we could stage our own class zoom meeting and stage our own event.

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Just go to Rya web and register, itís not difficult. Also there this a list of the class associations and companies have signed up so far , plus an explanation of how itís works and what hosting platform is being used. 

Have seen advertisements for the show from the Rya on Y & Y and all over Facebook .
All the normal things are there, class stands, companies selling stuff and people giving talks .
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Post Options Post Options   Quote tink Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Feb 21 at 8:00am
Always part of the dinghy show is the release of the PN list and our annual stream of complaints about the system. Donít expect that will happen.

Re the dinghy show I presume just lots more content, talks etc. Say what you like about the RYA but they have done some good stuff over the past year, the rules webinars where good. So yes Iíll be virtual going and hopefully on the water the weekend after. 



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My choices 
Seven Dinghies for Seven Decades and the racing tips on the Knowledge Zone 
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classes are certainly invited. Phantoms were looking for a video tour of a recent boat for the concours de elegance. Luckily one of the guys with a newish boat his good lady is a pro photographer and has a better video camera than me the handshake king!
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Well that was disappointing, I appreciate itís the first year but... joined a talk and it wasnít as billed all Ďhow did you cope with lockdowní Sunny day so got on with other stuff as it looked like I could watch other talks later. Come in now and there doesnít seem like I can replay, at the moment, sure they will be released in the future. Found the interface clunky and just searching easier. Not that many classes had stands and most just linked to their website. The notable exception was the Streaker stand which had the thing I go to the show for, video tour of a latest boat and then a more upgraded club racer boat. Well done the Streakers. So 5/10 for the effort given the circumstances. 
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anyone got any boat show discount codes to use on some gear online?

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I shall go look at the Streaker stand tomorrow, thanks, as I too was underwhelmed. And the sun was out as you say.
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