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  1. Live Racing Thread

    I don't see it as a major problem as I think it is replaced every time there is a board change anyway.
  2. Live Racing Thread

    Or maybe he thought there was another round to go - otherwise why was he set up to be anywhere near trhat mark?
  3. Artemis?

    Good input - sounds like they may have passed the 3 to 6 days of load testing in the shed. Should they do well against ET - a challenge I admit, we may have to put Jasper on suicide watch. Same old bollocks SWS. Rather than deal with the facts as they are presented to you, you dish out crap. AR will not do well, even if they can make it safely to the line. This is NOT what I want (I prefer a strong workup for ETNZ), but rather is something that could be easily predicted (as I did) from about October last year. Despite the avalanche of evidence available, you however chose to troll by suggesting they were a strong team that could take out the LVC. Even now, you choose to persist in this folly. Tell me, when does your Mea Culpa come to pass? Or does than not factor in your personality? SWS is/has become worse than a troll and seems to be a paid shill as he(they) are on the forum 24/7 with a quick comeback for any criticism of the defenders.
  4. Artemis?

    Can you post a link to the video(s) that conclusively prove that please? Not sure video would prove it anyway. Given that it's the AC there's a possibility that AR was sandbagging. I know PC said they thought the match up had shown that semi foiling was not good enough. I am just wondering what they can change with the first boat to make it faster, assuming they can't get it to full foil (and further assuming not foiling is the issue). All I can think of is layout (getting all the grinders on the windward side, plus making it easier to sail) and drag reduction? Or are they going to try systems for full foiling (foil control?) but on a semi foiling boat? Confusing! I am sure that foiling will not be a problem. I think that the existing hull shape will not help promote early foiling like TNZ/LR. They will have to have new boards and rudders and re-engineer their control mechanisms. And while they are at they might remove the central pod.
  5. Artemis?

    I believe that would be the mooring bouy.