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  1. Almost under the last name of the Briand design (good catch) it was in the area; GONNAGITCHA_II https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/home/shipid:4843355/zoom:10 rudder and daggerboards seems similar, hull too.
  2. Veggie market gone, no food imports from Venezuela anymore.
  3. New imoca boats

    But still, Hugo Boss was a fine machine and Thompson tried a little different design path, and it proved to be good, except the foil broke. So he learned a lot the last decades and is now in the top. Its time a non French win this, after that they can win it again for 20 yrs. Railmeat, great to see you do the RDR.
  4. Yacht surveyor in Netherlands

    Not sure of your wishes, but try http://www.blueloeksmarine.nl/en/
  5. Just Another High School Shooting

    thank god this guy could not get a gun, as they are very hard to get around here. http://www.dumpert.nl/mediabase/7381699/54c555b8/messenzwaaier_op_scala_college.html
  6. New imoca boats

    Southerncross; https://paints.nautix.com/
  7. Is this the Figaro III?

    Yep, Bene does not make money with their Figaro built program.
  8. Fuck! storm emma destroys holyhead marina

    And questions so basic.... Hope your boat is fine. There were a couple of raceyachts in the marine for the winter series...
  9. Is this the Figaro III?

    Its a dinghy, you do steer like that if youre just playing around. Foil drag makes a boat squireling ?? Come on.
  10. https://www.macifcourseaularge.com/actus/groupe-macif-renouvelle-engagement-course-large-aux-cotes-de-francois-gabart-dela-de-2020/
  11. Is this the Figaro III?

    NAh, he is just playing, you now solo sailors can not steer, hence the autopilot LOL
  12. Is this the Figaro III?

    Nice, but not that bobstay fitting....
  13. Nah, he has kids, so no benefits there. I strengthened his rudder blade against splitting, checked the mast and rigging, made a bulkhead almost watertight against rudder rip off. And kept urging him to check the keel for months, he balked at the costs. I know many sailors do not want to check keels... And most survive. The cold, love it, I have enough clothes. The wind chill factor is working.. minus 14.3 were I am...
  14. As even the small minitransats can do that.... its in the rules, tied down, knife on top, in a launch board construction, hatches opening from in and outside. In this photo its just placed loose, could not find better photo. Tried to convince a Beneteau SO40 owner to pull his keel as I did see rust streaks or at least check torque etc. No luck, pity its my brother, he crossed the Atlantic though.
  15. VOR Leg 6 Hong Kong to Auckland

    Ais at least shows time of positions, i hope every 6 minutes is the rule for updates. Depends on wall station, the Ais onboard sends out at 2 or 6 minutes IIRC