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50s, 60s, & 70s race lengths
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I'm apart of an online boat racing community and we've, for a long time, have run our vintage boats the same way we run our modern boats-- 3 flights, 3 lap heats-- with a 5 lap final. We've recently…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert B. Frank Dec 31, 2011.

 

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Robert B. Frank replied to Aaron Stewart's discussion 50s, 60s, & 70s race lengths
"Aaron; As Randy has stated, they used 3, 30 mile heats in the 50's and early 60's.  If memory serves me correctly, it was in the mid to latter 60's that some races began shifting to the 60 mile heats.  This was due to…"
Dec 31, 2011
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Dec 10, 2011
Randall E. Roe replied to Aaron Stewart's discussion 50s, 60s, & 70s race lengths
"The Gold Cup was originally 90 miles total if you completed all your heats including the final. Back in the Fifties heats were 10 laps each. The race first shortened to 60 miles I believe, then 45."
Nov 29, 2011
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50s, 60s, & 70s race lengths

I'm apart of an online boat racing community and we've, for a long time, have run our vintage boats the same way we run our modern boats-- 3 flights, 3 lap heats-- with a 5 lap final. We've recently had an addition of new hulls to our fleet and I was thinking about changing our format to a more historically accurate format. I notice a lot of the races are listed as 45 miles. I was initially told that it was the entire event totally 45 miles, however someone just tonight after our race said it…See More
Nov 22, 2011
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