Tips for Building & Modifications for a Competitive Victoria
There are several modifications that we suggest if you wish to have a "race ready" Victoria. Most of the information is available, along with links to three step-by-step guides to building the Victoria, on the Victoria Class Information Center website (click on Building under Resources on the left side of the page).
After you get the hull completed, you should consider carbon fiber spars and the purchase of commercial sails. Other than learning how to tune and sail your boat, we have found that these two modifications are the fastest way to get to the front of the fleet. Ray Sata's excellent step-by-step Victoria Tuning article is a great introduction to tuning your Victoria.
Good Luck with your project! If you need help, contact any of the club officers and they will get you the information you need.
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