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  1. Essex

    ticky tack?

    But...all i keep seeing is hoisting without gloves on.
  2. Yeah, about that, I don't recommend renting the directors cut.
  3. So this wasn't an April 1st thing ?
  4. I was taught if you flemish coil you should flip it over each day to avoid a damp mess underneath.
  5. Essex

    Financial Goal, a boat in both Hemispheres

    Its is possessive like his, her It's is a contraction of it is Mmkay
  6. Essex

    Comanche sold again?

    So is that the real owner ? Seems more like owners rep to me, unless sailing pays real big in Russia...
  7. Essex

    New Hugo Boss Spotted

    New keel all hooked up per FB feed.
  8. Essex

    what's in a name?

    Oh I don't know we have to condemn Ineos & fracking while we are at it...
  9. Essex

    "BucketLust" - beware

    Well at first glance I thought you had a foam party on board. Now those always attract a nice bunch of kids eh ??
  10. Essex

    Olympic Offshore

    Ah but think of the endless human interest backstories on US competitors NBC can serve us up while not actually covering the event.
  11. He has repeatedly declared Mauritius to be his next voyaging destination.
  12. Essex

    3 Rivers Race 2020

    What kind of Max practical draft we talking here ??
  13. Essex

    What to do near Sarasota FL?

    This place is nice chill waterfront tiki bar hangout.
  14. Essex

    Sydney to Hobart 2019

    Had to look up this X50, sure looks a nice ride.
  15. Essex

    New Hugo Boss Spotted

    So where does one source an imoca keel assembly at short notice ? Are they supplied or do you just fabricate your own to OD spec ??
  16. Essex

    New Hugo Boss Spotted

    Well I personally have given ATR/HB feedback that maybe it is not such 'good marketing' and that some of us just find it very irritating. Not saying I am right, just letting then know.
  17. Essex

    Ok to move J30 traveler to companionway?

    I will point out that you are highly unlikely to get endorsement of modifying a j boat in a j boat forum, even though many are long past their expiry dates for One design racing.
  18. Essex

    New Hugo Boss Spotted

    HB showing the interior Sept 19....
  19. Essex

    Absolutely, positively Laser

    Excuse if I lost track but why are they inspecting a production facility of a builder they no longer authorize to build lasers ???
  20. Essex

    New Hugo Boss Spotted

    Knowing this crew I imagine the entire inside of that cabin is one big flexible LED screen showing the outside world
  21. Zero delay please. Penalties for not transmitting for whatever reason.
  22. Essex

    idiots in power boats meet regatta, video

    I believe you generally pick up a card at each stop - making a full hand by the end of the run.
  23. Essex

    J/125 - A Real Unicorn

    Maybe fly a flag to indicate you have a foul in hand to other boats so they can try stay clear.
  24. Essex

    Mixed age group OD racing

    Vote Yes ......for the children