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  1. Big Show

    VOR Leg 11 Gothenburg to The Hague

    Roosevelt! Why, because all the teams should be proud of their efforts.
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    VOR Leg 11 Gothenburg to The Hague

    Congratulations to all the teams. Teddy said it best: It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
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    VOR Leg 11 Gothenburg to The Hague

    what a race. congrats DF
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    Hup Brunel Hup!
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    Can't believe this is even a conversation (haha Sam Greenfield) but he looked a little dehydrated to me!!
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    The Rolex Sailor of the Year and his pee jug. Nice Sam Greenfield. PB's punchy. Cool to see his excitement. Bet he's psyched for BB and for how they've put a stamp on the race since NZ. Fast forward the tracker - they sailed through the fleet boat after boat. Amazing. What a story Bekking is as the World Cup starts and the otherwise grief-stricken Dutch have something to really cheer about. Go Brunel. Imagine the homecoming next leg?!
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    MAPFRE J2 leech and foot shaking like a polaroid picture in all those heli shots. Even looks like negative return on leech. Niall and Conrad aren't saying anything about it.
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    Of all the boats over the past 24 hours DF was slowest at 388NM. Brunel was fastest at 397. That bit on the live coverage of Brunel mowing down and sailing through everyone to the front is damn impressive. Go BB! Please keep the race OD. The margins are so tight and that's what makes it such a great race.
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    Super creepy dolls but massive two thumbs up for the shut out to Fish on the SHKS doll 2nd from left. Nice touch.
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    Sailing in Kingston ONT Q's

    Outside Snake and from the SW go all the way left to Simcoe island (gets shallow). As mentioned above, give Snake Island a very wide berth on the way to the racecourse. North breeze is typical small lake sailing if you're inside Snake island. Lots of tacking/gybing on shifts keeping it pointed at the mark. Have also sailed inside Snake in an easterly where it was sunny and light and left proved powerful. Most of all have fun. Kingston is a great town and you'll enjoy some of the best fresh water sailing available. Particularly 15+ from the SW outside Snake.
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    VOR Leg 9 Newport to Cardiff

    Congratulations Brunel. Putting on a show since NZ. Very impressive to watch. Would expect nothing less once PB started to get the hang of it. I suspect the idea was always to give him more and more responsibility as his comfort developed. He’s a class act and a class above. Seems Brunel is about the best platform for him to develop into the leader and skipper all expect him to be in anything he chooses to do going forward .
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    VOR Leg 9 Newport to Cardiff

    Nico looking very Apocalypse Now/Colonel Kurtz in that lighting. The horror....
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    VOR Leg 9 Newport to Cardiff

    In terms of scoring, I'm surprised the two red boats would allow Brunel to escape south to more wind with three other boats.
  14. Tks. BDA was great fun on and off the water. Good to see your bro. Lots of great sailors down there volunteering their time putting on amazing events.
  15. Nice! Sailing 47 feet of keel hung rudder classic into an RCYC slip is a gold medal event. What’s worse, a honking easterly or westerly?