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Yacht races during the 1995 America`s Cu¥tournament will be more competitive than ever, due partially perhaps to the early acceptance of laser rangefinders by several crews, according to Jim Wilkie at Laser Atlanta (Norcross, GA). The major maritime use of laser rangefinders is the regular sampling of a yacht`s relative position compared to competitors` positions. Precise knowledge of position, with periodic updates, is important data used by the crews, who are always on alert to pursue dif

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