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  1. I think he means well but doesn't understand that rather than adding to the conversation it has the opposite effect. he didn't understand the mild hint that it was annoying as fuck. now he's on ignore with the likes of woody, cliffie, and meli.
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    the grand tour premieres this week

    you are 7 episodes behind. binge watch and catch up because.... jeremy does a thing richard does a thing james does a thing
  3. we get it. you can cut and paste.
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    the grand tour premieres this week

    thing is all their ideas are owned by top gear. they can't use their ideas any more, and top gear can't do them for shit.
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    the grand tour premieres this week

    that was a pretty good episode. that 70 was flying!
  6. 170' yacht with 2 40' protectors. because you want the best of everything for optikids
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    2017 DTS Pool

    nothing if our prime minister has anything to do with it. leave no refugee behind! it's current year!
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    2017 DTS Pool

    abe was a 2016 finalist
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    2017 DTS Pool

    no way. you cannot take classic bond. him and connery are immortal. if anything, take dalton. he sucked
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    2017 DTS Pool

    2017.. so far so good. the only thing dead so far is a lot of liquor bottles and beer cans here.
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    2017 DTS Pool

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    Sydney to Hobart 2016

    S2H NOR: http://static.cyca.com.au/media/3141448/rshyr16-nor-final.pdf RRS 51: A boat with movable ballast or variable ballast (within the meaning of those terms in the Special Regulations) may move that ballast for the purpose of changing trim or stability Special Regs: Movable Ballast: Lead or other material including water which has no practical function in the boat other than to increase weight and/or to influence stability and/or trim and which may be moved transversely but not varied in weight while a boat is racing. You could probably argue that a sail stacked on the rail has no practical function in the boat other than to influence stability or trim. the same definition to me excludes taking on and dumping water ballast Dunno... that's the first time I've read "within the meaning of those terms in the Special Regulations" which is probably there to cut out stacking of kit like sails, but I don't make a habit of reading NOR's that often. It's also clearly untested, but IMHO that definition has holes. It's been tested often and the answer always is that you cannot stack sails Not arguing with you but the Volvo specifically permits sail stacking for trim benefits. yachting australia has permitted movable ballast since 2013. http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2013/11/07/australia-changes-rules-permits-moveable-ballast/ irc rule 22.3 allows it and modifies rrs 51 and rrs 52 time to find another item to shitfight over. how about spare daggerboards?
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    Sydney to Hobart 2016

    it doesn't. furthermore... http://www.rfbyc.asn.au/content/club-info/news.php?s=2013-09-27-racing-rules-of-sailing---rrs-51-moveable-ballast
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    Sydney to Hobart 2016

    this about 51 http://www.racingrulesofsailing.org/cases/403?page=18 Actually when I look closely at this picture I don't think it was taken during the race. There is no crew on deck! See those black specs across the stern? That's the crew. Well if it was during the race, they have broken RRS 51 as those sails weren't on deck at the start. So they have been moved. rule doesn't state where sails have to be stored. also permitted under irc and orc. plus, it could have been changed in the si's
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    Sydney to Hobart 2016

    I didn't realise the camera guys jumped off outside the heads & go picked up - I thought it was Go Pro coverage! pretty much the same thing happens for the starts in the volvo. extra media aboard jumps off at the end of the inport portion.