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    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    ^ 2 pages back....
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    INEOS Team GB

    Not seeing what you are seeing. - 2 flaps per foil - one on each side of the arm Seems clear enough no?
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    INEOS Team GB

    No, the tide was out over there
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    INEOS Team GB

    I 'see' 4 flaps, 1 on each of the the inner sections of the gull-wing foil and 1 on each of the outer sections of the gull-wing. The two flaps on each side of the foil centreline are seemingly (logically) joined by a flexible section. The flaps on the inner section (with the 'temporary external sensors??) appear to either be in 2 parts as you suggest or also have a flexible cover between them and the solid gull-wing foil. So 4 moving parts per foil - or 6......?
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    INEOS Team GB

    My apologies for the mis-credit. Brilliant shot then considering what you where working with, who needs a 600mm lense eh?
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    In general it makes sense that the Harbour Master makes decisions about a harbour... BUT where a big (if smaller than hoped for) event is organised and especially if it involves significant planning , infrastructure work and funding he/she needs to be cognisant of more than just 'the convenience to shipping'. Though I admit i did wonder how those 2 courses in the middle of the fairways would work when the course map was published . So I hope all possible solutions will be (re)considered before deciding the 'course availability' from now through March.
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    Boats and foils comparison

    Producing more grunt and RM is all well and good but surely the foil and foil arms ability (after lifting the hull clear) to counter leeway upwind and induce it downwind trumps all else - and the heading will impact that in a big way, (in combination with the angle of the arm&foil relative to the surface).
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    INEOS Team GB

    OK I'll ask the dumb questions. I've been looking at the photos and don't know what I'm seeing for sure - and as we can see above different people have come to different conclusions... These are the 2 clearest photos so far AFAIK and a decent size if you click through to the originals. One from Weta one from the team So are there movable flaps on both the inner and outer sections of the foil wing? (2 or 4) Which of the white lines are the hinge lines What are the 'sticky-out bits' for, (fences/control rods, or....) (Just seen RobG's post^ - so 2 only, no flexible linkage etc?)
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    INEOS Team GB

    Windward heel shown on that ^ one
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    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    ^ There is some obvious 'thickening' to the otherwise super slick looking skins, just below the red stripe/window in the photos above. Is that battens or a boom? - Did LR persist with the below deck set up or give up? - What feature confirms this phantoms existence? - Last time seen? - Do any photos of 'it' exist?
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Spinbot, GD, money,.... sad
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    INEOS Team GB

    I think you'll find that it's 'added coverings' that are the concern. If something is used on the boat in that form it's not an issue, but if you deliberately cover something after the fact, then you have a problem.
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    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Hmmm, are you sure LR hasn't moved towards INEOS 1.2?!