Before the fleet leaves Hampton, each boat will have the battery-operated tracking device installed. The devices are on loan to each participating boat, courtesy of the Cruising Rally Association, host of the event. And Steve Black, president of the CRA, is certain these devices will be used in upcoming rallies that his organization sponsors. "Once these devices exist," says Black, "it seems the only right thing to do is use them. I really feel they'll become part of ocean racing"