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    Can't have been too much water coming into Hollywood in the first slow video of the boat, plenty of people with no life jackets on, I can only count one person with one on, if it was going down asap i'd be kitted up ready for it, and i'm sure the rest of the crew would have been as well, would be interesting to hear more on what happened between the first shots and the shots of them getting lifted from the raft, was the boat still floating when they left? I see they were using the emergency steering
  2. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    Waste of time putting that out live if you are not going to show them leaving the heads!!!
  3. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    The way I saw it was after C tacked WO thought they were ahead due to C bouncing about on the waves, C started to gain speed, WO still thought they were ahead, C kept gaining speed and the WO realised to late that it was going to be tight, tacked and fucked it up as it was too late and you know the rest.
  4. VOR '17-'18 - THE GAME

    I started the S2H game, can't really say I'm racing, think I've changed angle 3 times now and sails once
  5. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    Chutzpah moving up, now at 51/1 from 91/1
  6. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    As much as I agree with you I feel BJ will be in front of Comanche at the end, stuck a bit of money on Chutzpah as well, at 91/1 even a few $ can go a long long way....
  7. VOR '17-'18 - THE GAME

    thought it was only 4 legs to count for the overalls?
  8. rio 100 would u buy it ?

    Everything in the world is for sale if you have enough money........
  9. Sydney - Hobart Gear List

    Waterproof drybag to keep your dry shit in and to keep your other stuff tidy Boots or shoes, you choose, the other is extra weight and bulk, I would take boots with gaiters Outer waterproofs Base layer Waterproof shorts (great for sitting on a wet/damp deck) Mid layer if needed, I would say def jacket, maybe bottoms Warm hat Wide brimmed hat or cap Sunnies (I always take a spare) Suncream (maybe on boat) Knife Head torch only if it has a red function (I like the Black Diamond waterproof ones as can leave it on the red function and don't need to cycle to get to it) Small hand torch (Maglites are good) Baby wipes for day 3 wash (maybe on boat) Waterbottle on a tether/clip Watch with alarm and light Toothbrush & paste Small blanket or lightweight sleeping bag if needed Anything you will need when you get to Hobart, the bag pick up may be closed when you arrive, so really its a wallet to pay for beers (the bar will be open) and a phone to get back in contact with the world if you want to, the rest can wait. Case of beer Russian hooker If you are going to take a deodorant try not to take an aerosol, if you do, don't use it downstairs or the others won't be happy with you due to the fumes, plus don't be the first to wash, it'll mean you smell everyone else where you didn't before. The list will also change depending on your main job, if you are on the bow it will be different kit from if you are at the back driving or nav, look at the forecast as well, be ready for the worst but only take what is needed.
  10. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    I'm in profit already $100 on BJ @ 7/1, can cash out now at $106.31, not that i'm going to though....
  11. just press "Not Now" then you can watch with out being logged in
  12. SOLAS Big Boat Challenge

    I noticed WOXI was faster at certain points, but it did have a lot more sail area up (a massive difference) and thus had to change configs during legs, even though they had bigger downhill sails up, they still lost......
  13. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    I understand where you are coming from, but for now I'm happy enough just to put money on BJ Though I am thinking the odds for BJ and Info will drop closer to the day, one more than the other depending on the forecast, but with Sportsbet cash-out option, you could come out a winner even before the start gun goes, but where is the fun in that!!
  14. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    If the weather was suited for them to do well, I would expect Comanche to do better, not enticing enough for me at 8/1
  15. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    Just put a little on myself, might as well 7/1 is pretty good for a punt