PIL66

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  1. That makes great sense to have it continuous.. How do you hold it's shape before it's sewn...? Very neat and clean
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    1980s Lock Crowther catalogue

    Awesome history lesson ... thanks to all... and Nuddy hasn't chimed in yet... Stephen ... At this point i'm keen but I'm putting the pod back on amongst other things so will keep you in the loop Pil
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    1980s Lock Crowther catalogue

    I owned it in 1998 to 2002 maybe (Blow Me). I bought it from Lock Percey (Growler) I haven't sailed Cynophobe enough to say other than it is the same dimensions but 1 ton lighter than Pumpkin Eater which had a ply solid deck from the mid beam back. The Crowther behaved beautifully always and was never tipped over that I know.... where Cynophobe... The story i was told was each owner, Peter and Peter each built a hull at home... Makes sense as the hulls weren't exactly the same... LionIsland... can you tell me the year we (Blow Me) won the Lock Crowther...?
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    1980s Lock Crowther catalogue

    No.... Pumpkin Eater... Miranda HiFi was built later... it is for sale in Darwin (Mai Tai) He built a cabin on it....
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    1980s Lock Crowther catalogue

    Haven't seen that in years.... I owned old Shockwave on page 32-33....
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    Older fast Aus multies

    Link here to the history https://www.boatdesign.net/threads/historical-multihulls.42019/page-32 I looked into the one for sale in Cairns Australia which now appears to be sold (listed for $55,000) It had some extensions to straighten up the bows. I also sailed on "Taranui" in Auckland back in the 90's .....Very fast in it's day but with the alloy beams it was super bendy . Picks for your enjoyment
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    It says no fatalities... ? Surely that's wrong
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    I personally think he will have gained a ton of experiences from this campaign, performance wise, but even more so personally. Dave has a lot of self confidence and front (Gasp..yes it's true) and although hugely experienced by average Joe standard, he has spent most of his early sailing in skiffs and being a good steerer on other peoples big boat campaigns up until the Sid era (Rags) where he spent other peoples money. After Sid he has had to fend for himself and manage the business of it all which compared to the opposition he is inexperienced IMO. He just likes to send it as opposed to balancing the books and hiring and firing so I won't be surprised if he just goes back to working hard and then playing hard... This Volvo's just all work. The Fish thing will also be massively humbling and another life lesson to draw on in the future. So all up i feel he has come a long way and I'm quite proud of the way he has conducted himself. I do agree somewhat DD. He would feel like shit... He hates to lose and who doesn't. He had glimpses of brilliance but over all he won't be happy with the score board. I also agree Paps... he got in front and stayed there twice and he did that in conditions that traditionally are not his forte. Yeah we all but wrote them off... Tuke would be shaking his head... I would of thought he was getting the triple, not Burling..
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    Well that was a good leg.... 65's produced a 3 way tie at the end so regardless of the the design talk, it has worked better than any finish I can remember.... pretty bloody good..... I do feel for Witty. I just hope he can end it on a high....
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    Yellow ..... incredible..... what ever mode it is , I want some... Very hard going for all right now.. The footage in raw of the J1's coming down gives us appreciation of how hard this can be
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    VOR Leg 10 Cardiff to Gothenburg

    Yep you can still pull up... welcome to come for a blast some time Dee going very well ATM but Mapre is looking good ... not long now
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    Older fast Aus multies

    Can you believe the broker never called me back on Afterburner...? I tried twice but nothing...Probably just as well