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  1. Black Pearl

    There are definitely uglier boats out there. I wouldn't turn down a ride on this one.
  2. US Watercraft goes to Auction!

    I've always wanted my own travel lift!
  3. Club racer electronics

    Garmin Quatix watch is sufficient. Not sure why you would much more.
  4. Green Marine DTS

    Just because you're busy doesn't mean you're food at business. All you need to do is spend more than what's coming in.
  5. The Next Boat-----2020

    For an ocean going vessel yes, but bow much close match racing can be done with deck spreaders and side foils? For me, speed is relative. I would rather have non foiling monos like a Maxi72 with good close racing rather than a tender swiss army knife that breaks every time it touches another boat.
  6. The Next Boat-----2020

    Just an interjectory thought... many years ago, skiing was dead. You know what brought it back to life? Snowboards. I really think the AC cats and all the devo of the last 4 or 5 years will encourage mono development in the same way snowboarding encouraged carving shapes and cool graphics to skiing.
  7. Team NYYC

    Sorry, Alan.
  8. Team NYYC

    So, is it Allen from now on then?
  9. Hey Editor, ever heard of one design?

    About 17 years ago.
  10. Hey Editor, ever heard of one design?

    Oh geez. This has to be the dumbest thing I've ever read here. Backroom deals? Illegal? You mean picking a supplier? I'm no North fanboy, I get my sails from a small, old school loft, but this is insane. Should they have sourced all the raw mats for the boats from multiple vendors as well? It's one-design from the keel to the mast to save some $$$ for the teams. Personally, yes, I believe sail maker choice would have been better for the event and the industry, but oh my, this is a dumb gripe.
  11. PAC 52

    Really interesting that Gladiator is still in TP52 mode and really doing well in the first race.
  12. PAC 52

    That's one of the many interesting things about pac52's...there is some freedom. IH and BP habe higher freeboard as well. But both have won w/l inshore races.
  13. PAC 52

    Huh? BG and Fox are sisters. Rio is designed more as an inshore boat. Bad Pak and IH are designed with offshore racing in mind.
  14. Farr 36OD looking to head West

    Sure know how to make someone feel welcome!
  15. Camet Sailing Shorts - any good?

    I have to pair of the original model. Both are 10 years old. Holding up well being used 2 or 3 times a month in the summer season.