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  1. stinky

    Classes that don’t allow 3di?

    3di is a cuben fiber derivative.
  2. stinky

    Epoxies in the winter...

    cheap heat pads from wallmart work well.
  3. stinky

    Why does my mast do this?

    You might try: http://www.ballengerspars.com/ though Buzz is know to be a bit cantankerous!
  4. stinky

    Sydney To Hobart 2018

    Anyone know if there's going to be any coverage of the finish from SailorGirl, 7 ect?
  5. stinky

    Sydney To Hobart 2018

    The Sydney Hobart website says they'll start live streaming in at 12:30 local time, about :15 from now. http://www.rolexsydneyhobart.com/
  6. stinky

    Sydney To Hobart 2018

    and let multihulls in while you're at it?
  7. stinky

    It was cold at the lighted boat parade.

    I am shocked that there is no appreciation for an inadvertent phallus on this forum.
  8. stinky

    Route du Rhum 2018

    From the race website and google translate: Tonight, the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Race Direction contacted Alex Thomson to check on the skipper and his boat. Launched at full speed port tack, Hugo Boss hit the cliffs of Guadeloupe around 21:45 (local time). The accident occurred at the north end of Grande Terre, just south of the Grande Vigie lighthouse on La Pointe à Claude. Driven to the coast, Alex Thomson had to break the sails and start his engine to extract his boat from the rocks. He was able to move away from the reefs before re-hoisting to resume his journey. Alex then cut his engine and installed a new lead on the propeller shaft. The skipper was not injured but the damage is significant. The crash box and the bowsprit were damaged, resulting in a waterway, circumscribed by the bulkhead of the front peak. The starboard foil is damaged. According to Alex, the keel and its structure were also affected without being able to establish a more precise diagnosis in the middle of the night. Currently, the boat is sailing at a speed of 7 knots and continues its tour of the island. A SNSM star has been dispatched to the scene and is ready to respond if needed. Approaching the little island 'Head to English', he has about 60 miles to run to the finish line. The Jury was informed by the Race Direction of the accident and will file a protest against Alex Thomson for using his engine during the race.
  9. stinky

    Route du Rhum 2018

    do they both have to partially furl to tack?
  10. stinky

    Route du Rhum 2018

    holy shit
  11. stinky

    Route du Rhum 2018

    or not, AIS now has Idec ahead
  12. stinky

    Route du Rhum 2018

    That's what I'm seeing too, what are the commentators saying?
  13. stinky

    Route du Rhum 2018

    marinetraffic.com for AIS positions and speed, refreshes ~2min
  14. stinky

    Route du Rhum 2018

    don't take this the wrong way, but you might be an idiot.