desprit

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  1. desprit

    Best nickname for Trump?

    How about Agent Orange?
  2. desprit

    Kiwis lead JJ Giltinan

    Honda overtook a lot of boats down wind and the commentators mentioned that their kite was much flatter. Maybe their sail design was a factor?
  3. desprit

    Kiwis lead JJ Giltinan

    I think if you investigate further it was 15 days not hours. In fact the kiwis did a very large amount of practice and this was the main reason for their performance difference.
  4. desprit

    Kiwis lead JJ Giltinan

    Today’s race was a ripper. It’s well worth checking out the replay at http://www.18footers.com.au/sailing/tv/2017-18
  5. desprit

    Team NZ

    How about graphene?
  6. desprit

    Team NZ

    I have heard quite the opposite. His actions tend to back that up.
  7. desprit

    Team NZ

    Ben knows which way the wind is blowing. He is in it to win this thing - which he will one day. Cammas did not do himself any favours with that move.
  8. desprit

    Team NZ

    Here is a goodie from Stuff: Burling told to hide his starting talents.
  9. desprit

    Live Racing Thread

    Gotta feel for Spithill.
  10. desprit

    Live Racing Thread

    Looks like we were moded for lighter airs today. Good to see Oracle back in it.
  11. desprit

    Kiwi sailing 1974

    Great boat! Play this from 17.00 onwards. - those were the days.
  12. desprit

    Oracle Team USA

    Read Coutt's book where he describes how they convinced everyone that NZL 32 was slower than NZL20 in order to dissuade other teams from pushing that corner of the design envelope. He was clearly very much a part of that strategy.
  13. desprit

    Oracle Team USA

    Same here. Coutts is the master of misdirection. Remember NZL 32 being a dog and the Tri being no good in the light air.
  14. desprit

    Team NZ

    I wondered if this was for real so checked his Facebook page and found the following: "Worked at ORACLE TEAM USA"
  15. desprit

    Live Racing Thread

    Gotta figure out how to watch NBC is NZ - finally a proper commentary.