SteveJH

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  1. SteveJH

    RORC 600 - Virtual Race

    I stuffed up the start badly, started with three programations in, forgot to add new way points before going to work about 6 hours after the start. Remembered at lunchtime and logged in to find myself well north of Anguila in a theoretical 86,000th position. Jumped back to the rescue ship in position 46k, up to 17k now.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    I lost something like 20,000 positions at/just after Cape Horn over Christmas. Went from 19,000 up to about 42,000. Now at 36.8k.
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    Cat tails from over the horizon

    Its the same boat. Free Spirit was listed at $175k AUD before being taken off the market. Now renamed and put back on the market.
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    The Brits are Cunts

    I always assumed he was referring to Canada and the other nations of the Empire/Commonwealth. Australia, South Africa, New Zealand etc.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    I'm doing 21.1 knots down the edge of the railway sleepers right now. Probably should alter course slightly.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Except we turned south way before you did. I think some of us might have a problem over the next few days that we went too far south. Also, my boat doesn't want to go much faster then 22-24kt no matter how much wind there is.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    I'm only ~50nm in front of you, I was going to have to Gybe south in 6-10 hours anyway. Now I can be lazy. Hilariously, even though i'm going due south, i've gained 4k positions in the last hour. I wonder where they are measuring from.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Now you have me second guessing myself. because if I do the same thing I can be even further south and slightly more ahead. Saying that, i'm also not using Zeze. Edit: Why not? gets me further south into more wind and less miles/degree.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Sadly I think i'm running down the station platform with the train pulling away in front of me. I don't think I could quite get far enough south in time. The next 6-12 hours will tell the story. In about 6 hours I think i'll start to go a lot more south and hug the line as much as possible.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Well, i'm slowly slipping backwards in the rankings. Not 100% sure exactly where to go now except keep working my way to the SSE.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    So I stuffed up with my last Gybe, I didn't program it in before I went to bed. And when I got up i'd lost something like 100k positions. I've got some of the positions back now and I don't think i'll have to do much for the next couple of days now unless something changes drastically?
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    Jules Verne Trophy attempts 2020

    I think that was Spindrift 2, a previous Banque Populaire. I
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    I'm just working my way through that at the moment, hopefully I don't stuff it up and lose too much time.
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    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    I haven't been able to pick sails since the start, auto-sails appears to be stuck on. Boat is Stephen_1987
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    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    Scallywag has disappeared from the entry list. Its probably not a good look for the Oatley's to enter Wild Oats-XI in the Sydney Hobart, i'm assuming Hamilton Island wouldn't exactly be fully booked at the moment??