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  1. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    it felt to me like he had been reminded to say las malvinas by the PR folk, and that maybe explains the emphasis? he did only say it once, right at the start, and said Falkland Islands loads more.
  2. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    hey stief, yeah the 68s used to rig a canvas cover with pockets in front of the wheel, and the 70s have always had the mesh. we put the pockets over the top of our mesh, so we always had access to water bottles, sunblock etc. the 70s are much less protected than the 68s, and they in turn were less protected than the 60s. the mesh is pretty handy when it’s gnarly
  3. The 70th Brisbane to Gladstone race.

    great video shaggy. looks like a fun race!
  4. Next VOR on IMOCAs?

    well, the current clipper 70 is currently on its third lap. I haven't seen or read anything about the next generation though. these boats normally do four laps and are then replaced. I'd be interested to see what will happen next, and when, with them.
  5. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    do you mean ainhoa sanchez (sp?) ?
  6. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    so I went to my meeting, packed a projector away, had my tea and came back. still not finished!!
  7. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    ha that is true, but I was hoping it wasn't going to be at my desk staring at my computer.....
  8. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    me neither. and I have to be somewhere in 20 minutes....
  9. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    this is just one of the reasons why these forums can be great
  10. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    yeah. their vmg just dropped like a stone
  11. VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    oh god
  12. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    despite the name, yeah for my sins I'm a vidiot now
  13. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    well after saying I was getting nothing done, I spent the next 7 hours rigging a motor and helping sort out some major network problems. missed the finish. sigh.
  14. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    I am getting nothing done at work....
  15. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    in my experience, all that does is make shit last even longer