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  1. Definitely, kite pole in the water, boom in the water, kite pole int the water boom in the water, kite pole in the water.. ohh shit hang on..
  2. Bullshit, the best way to learn to sail in weather like that is to go out and race in it. Beats sitting at home having a tug.
  3. To be fair to the original poster, the boats in the two cook straight vids are mega dollar canters. They are pretty impressive nonetheless.
  4. A one off, Tiller 35 https://www.facebook.com/truxtonsailing/
  5. Looks like lots of fun to me (except for the upwind probably needed to reduce sail). Here's us 2 handed with the symmetrical kite up leaving Wellington gusting over 40 true at times. Top speed about 18.5, a lot flatter water though
  6. PM Booboo on these forums he completed a almost 2000 mile race around the North Island of New Zealand with Nordac 3di and said the sails still looked fantastic after. (He also cleaned up in his division). We have purchased a new Nordac No.1 for our race boat the stuff looks and feels very tough but early days yet. The price was half that of Normal 3di.
  7. Scratch that I'm a bit behind This is a start should keep the wolves from the doof. https://beehive.govt.nz/release/govt-invest-5m-team-new-zealand
  8. Tauranga,
  9. Looking forward to taking the cruising boat up to Auckland for the defence. My thoughts are that the multis will probably stay but maybe a move back to soft sails, the wings while amazing technology are a logistical nightmare ashore and a handful on the water when the wind gets up.
  10. Can we wheel this one out now?
  11. Maybe in the call against Artemis but today's call was spot on, Pete dialed down then held his course Jimmy was late in reacting so he had to avoid, pretty clear cut.
  12. Yes Jimmy in the presser saying the umpires are giving ETNZ favouritism is pretty poor form.
  13. Personally I think ETNZ were set up for less wind than they had, that said hats off to Xerox well sailed, looking very light tomorrow. Do those rudders lon Xerox look like a carbon copy of the Perellis?
  14. Holy crap , Xerox had some speed there. Game on!
  15. I think last time Xerox had the faster boat and worked out how to control it. This time they don't 7-0 would be nice