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  1. AC 36 Protocol

    Come on guys and gals GD wanted mono's so the fact that P$B wanted the same in return for $ and expertise is no great bend over on GD's part. What's the big deal? FFS get a grip.
  2. AC36 Auckland NZ

    ^ + 1
  3. AC45s For Sale

    Ah that's something I didn't know, makes sense. Still think it's BS though.
  4. AC45s For Sale

    Since when did 45 ft hulls fit in 40 ft containers. BS me thinks.
  5. Seen off Waiheke

    Sorry they're terrible photos, but there's something rather poingnant about seeing Sir Peter Blakes "Seamaster" (now re-named Tara) back in NZ waters for the first time since he was murdered on board the very week that ETNZ win the AC. http://www.rnzys.org.nz/2017/05/28/sir-peter-blakes-yacht-tara-seamaster-returns-to-nz/ Says it's due into Auckland tomorrow, but she was heading into Kennedy Point on Waiheke when I overtook her coming back from a brief trip to the mainland, like I say shit pictures, I was a fair way away from her,but here she is. At least I'm pretty sure it's her, that bow is pretty much unique although it's less than obvious in the photos.
  6. The Oracle Speaks

  7. Waiheke RSA have got it on and its only 10 bucks for breakfast! Trouble is for the mainlanders there's no ferry that gets in before 5.
  8. Not on ETNZ, they are well policed, cameras looking at every display, Oracle don't seem to have any displays that I've seen shown.....
  9. I've seen enough

    Show ain't over til etc etc
  10. Team NZ

    love it! The thought of Kim Dotcom trying get inside those hulls to check for dodgy sensors....
  11. Team NZ

    There's a big difference between " severely limited" and impossible. In addition to this a lot of the (illegal) sensing hardware available could be easily concealed from or passed off as something else to a non electronic savvy measurer. A smart control management should actually use less hydraulic power as all movements are the minimum (low drag) amount required, the what we now look at as crude manual systems that were what should have been used in SF could easily use a great deal more power as it was all too easy to overtrim the foil requiring further power to correct this.
  12. Team NZ

    Interesting.... and just who is the "electronics guru from New Zealand"? Do we know him/her because I'd thought if they were as described one or both of us would.
  13. Team NZ

    Remember this post? I think it would be a grave mistake to think this all going to be easy for ETNZ, even if they get 2 more bullets tomorrow. In SF Oracle managed to turn a slow boat into a rocket when they were given just 1 day off racing, after tomorrows racing they've got 5. History says the team has cheated in the past, so put into a corner would they resist the opportunity to do it again? Illegal electronic control systems are easy to hide and very very hard to find unless you really know what you're doing, particularly as some of the potential options are at software level.
  14. Since when did being part of a consortium of three that owns half of a companies shares make an individual a "majority owner" ? Maybe your education is different to mine but a third of 50% comes out at 16.67 % (rounded up) both Richard and Isabel have a third of 48% in a second 3 way consortium i.e. 16% each and a further individual share each making each them both 17% shareholders. Last time I attended an educational institution 17 was more than 16.67, so that means 2 people can claim to own a larger share of KYC the Dean. I've got better things to do with my time than argue with attention seeking trolls, but despite that I still think you have no right to try and influence peoples buying choices and therefore peoples livelyhoods based on your own sad beliefs, particularly when you can't even get your facts right. You're obviously a total looser so don't expect to do anything more than ignore you in future.
  15. You're entitled to your opinions, but you have no entitlement to fuck up peoples careers spreading lies. Dean is not a majority share holder of Kiwi Yachting, yes he is shareholder but not "majority owner" as you rant. Telling people not to buy from KYC is bang out of order, there are people whose livelyhoods depend on being employed by them. I worked for them for ten years and have many friends who are still there including the majority shareholder. Personally I'm disappointed that Dean is training alongside Oracle but he's every right to do so. When you're slagging him off as you are, It should be remembered that when RC, BB and co. bailed to the Swiss in search of the filthy buck he chose to stay with TNZ and be part of the programme that helped rebuild the team. Sure they failed to defend and he's not managed to win the cup back but he poured his heart and soul into that team. I can understand why he didn't want to hang around in a non sailing role when PB was given the helm even though I'd rather he hadn't gone down the route he has, it's his right to do so. He's made his choices in life, but you have no right to try and influence other peoples spending spreading bare faced lies on social media, particularly as the people it most directly affects have absolutely no influence on Dean. Withdraw your comment and publically apologise ..... or don't you have the balls to admit you're wrong?