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  1. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    Nicely done
  2. the grand tour premieres this week

    Down to one tent and not flying it round the world. Bit of a hatchet taken to the budget? Driver is @AbbieEaton44
  3. IIRC, the Tom Ehman Super 12 proposal was for OD Farr designed ‘spirit of tradition’ 12s, and unconnected to any of the work done on any fourth rule proposal for the International rule. The super12s were very different from the planing form of the IC-37. I do wonder when the last time an owner commissioned a designer for a complete design for a one-off boat though. AIUI, the new TPs being built for next year share hull shapes - the Seahorse build table suggests three different hulls shapes for the nine(?), with presumably most differences in deck layout. Similarly, most Fast40+s seem to be short run production boats, again with changes to deck layout. Is the fully custom race keel boat shorter than a WallyCento dead?(*) * (Exception one new Six for the King of Spain this year). Super 12
  4. ORR in Long Island

    According to Jason Ker's articles in Seahorse, the ORC VPP underwent some huge changes a couple of years ago. AIUI, no longer really related at all to the original IMS (MHS) VPP.
  5. the most frightening engine in the world....

    Ah, the original Flight of the Phoenix.
  6. Team UK

  7. Bora gulari nacra 17 incident

    Image from pressure drop
  8. Leeward Gate Best Practices

    From the Irish
  9. Leeward Gate Best Practices

    Less than 6 causes problems. Normal recommendation is 7-10.
  10. Bora gulari nacra 17 incident

    WS report: :
  11. Another fatality for Clipper Around the World.

    Very sad, and not good. I’m sure MAIB will investigate.
  12. VOR Leg 2 Lisbon to Cape Town

    And some eye protection. I’d actually go with a full face helmet. Shit doesn’t happen until it does.
  13. VOR Leg 2 Lisbon to Cape Town

    Aka one design racing.
  14. Foiling Aero

    Haven’t seen this before. New?