DJ4374

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About DJ4374

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    Probably Sailing
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    AC, Olympics, Skiffs and Foiling
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    Looks like they havent put it on their website yet, I heard it on the apple podcasts, think it should also be available on Spotify podcasts. Only went live this morning so Im sure they will update in the next few hours. Its episode 26.
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    trickle down

    Also posted this in Twin skin forum, think it could be of interest in both forms. Interesting podcast with Greg Johnston from advanced wing systems discusses trickle down and the twin skin set up in the AC boats. He did some work with NYYC and also discusses the rule and trickle down. Definitely worth a listen https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/bar-karate-the-sailing-podcast/id1468993104#episodeGuid=Buzzsprout-2284139
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    Very interesting Podcast with Greg Johnston from advanced wing systems discussing twin skin set up in the AC boats. He did some work with NYYC and also discusses the rule and trickle down. Bar Karate episode 26 https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/bar-karate-the-sailing-podcast/id1468993104#episodeGuid=Buzzsprout-2284139
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    2019 Chandler Macleod Moth worlds

    Some interesting points to note: Both Tom Burton and Kyle Langford selling their boats, Kyle's at 28k, with 2 other Bieker's having gone up for sail at much the same price.(only 12 have been built), so 25% of the Biekers in the world now for sale, strange I think given how fast they appear to be at this worlds? Are they simply upgrading or are they thinking the boats are going to end up breaking ? Did spot a picture of Kyle draining his on the Moth worlds Facebook page the other day and looks like he had some issues with his bowsprit on day 2. Just seen Kyle isnt selling any swift small or swift rudder with his boat.... Probably hanging onto them. Tom Burton listing his for sale is maybe slightly more understandable given he has the more traditional straight wings and some modified struts. Yesterday though he also put a Questionnaire on his instagram story asking 'which moth is fastest? a.Bieker b. Mach 2 C. Exocet where he had the correct answer marked as Bieker. Maybe just banter but maybe a slight insight into the consensus at the top end of the fleet? Tom Slingsby on his Exocet looking hard to beat. Looking forward to the live stream.
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    2019 Chandler Macleod Moth worlds

    Results gone online https://topyacht.net.au/results/mbsc/2019/moths/worlds/series.htm?ty=28393
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    2019 Chandler Macleod Moth worlds

    Seems as though Mach 2.41 foil is being massively outperformed by the Swift foils and Exocets. From what I can see none of the top guys on it ? Possibly due to the fact its probably a bit more optimised for 7-17 knots rather then the very top end breeze? Are all of the top guys on decksweepers or has anyone gone with the Low Aspect ? Given the breezy venue I'd assume we just haven't seen the lighter wind sails.
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    Youth America's Cup

    Entry fee 115k NZD, plus a damage deposit of 25k NZD, includes 5x 2hour training periods and use of boat for the regatta. Put that on top of travel, accom, coach cost and the purchase of a boat to train in and you're looking at a pretty large expense, even for the well funded clubs around the world with deep pockets. All for 4 youths to do 10-12 days racing. Cant imagine there being much of a second hand market unless NZ win the cup again and decide to keep the class for a follow up Youth AC
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    2019 Chandler Macleod Moth worlds

    Looking forward to these
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    Youth America's Cup

    https://www.buzzsprout.com/392416/2241227-bar-karate-the-sailing-podcast-ep25-mark-somerville-md-persico-marine Bar Karate podcast episode 25, Mark talks about the 69F being used (by youths i think?) in Italy during the ACWS event next year and bringing them to Auckland at some stage. Around the 1 hour 10 mark. Designs look very similar to 69F, he also mentions an upcoming announcement about a European circuit for the class coming soon.