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Kirby Response To ISAF Announcement

posted Apr 23, 2013, 3:48 PM by Kirby Torch   [ updated Apr 26, 2013, 7:15 AM ]

The ISAF announcement confirms what we feared.  It would appear ISAF has been complicit all along in the efforts of Laser Performance and ILCA to steal the Kirby Sailboat design by refusing to pay royalties, issuing plaques to terminated builders, and now using a flimsy pretext to alter the Laser class rules and purport to allow builders to make the Kirby Sailboat without Bruce Kirby's authorization.

The only path forward that does not require a Court Order is the Kirby Torch.  We remain available to negotiate with ISAF and/or ILCA if either or both of them is willing to meet.