Purple Headed Warrior

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  1. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    That is highly amusing.... Or, do you think they are just being cautious while they learn to sail something which has never been done before?
  2. Purple Headed Warrior

    Foiling Monohull - what would it look like?

    I have to say, as a very much no supporter of Land Rover BAR....... Sorry sorry, INEAOS TEAM GB...... oops....... INEOS TEAM UK, I am pretty excited by these images. It is going to be great to see something splash in the water and "prove" a concept.... This is a real turning point for the next AC and if this possibly works it could be all on!
  3. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    Not good is it.... Possibly need to work on that one. I am pretty ashamed by this development in British sailing....... Ineos Rebels..... I wonder who they paid to come up with that name!
  4. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    I assumed the name was a strategic thing linking team GBR with the Americas Cup to filter the sailors into commercial yachting.... I assumed wrong! Schoolboy
  5. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    Just throw money at it! Thats what ETNZ did in the last cup...... Oh.... wait a minute!
  6. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    Good luck to that man, if him building a winning AC boat is the best that can come of the UK campaign then I will be happy. Nice man,,,, quality builder... great innovator... A pillar in the UK boat building community!
  7. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    Mega tons of money would get me well stuck in.... There is clearly an opening to other larger projects coming up shortly due to Greens going down the pan. Jason is a smashing chap and would do a fantastic job.... Who wouldnt want to build a winning cup boat?!
  8. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    Who would build the big boats? Is Jason Carringtons new facility suitable for this?
  9. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    Its going to be back to sailing school for a few years I reckon. Cant wait to see a tack in some big breeze!
  10. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    Ben knows best... lets watch this space! I look forward to seeing the Gladiator crew lineup for the TPs, surely he cant let him down that much...
  11. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    I bet the TP owner Langley will be happy about that.... Re-branded all of his boats and built up a new squad prior to a busy season and now...... dropped... I would have thought this is the one boat you would keep, work on communication/teamwork in a mono with similar crew numbers and try people out. Surprised as other teams have made the effort to run with a TP
  12. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    I am far from writing the team off, in fact as you have well put they are in good stance to do some serious damage at the next cup. My question is whats to like? The team hardly comes across as likeable...
  13. Purple Headed Warrior

    Team UK

    You summed up my opinion on the campaign in one short sentence... Nice work!
  14. Purple Headed Warrior

    how fast is it?

    Seems the boats fast.... Good crew on board, some pretty famous old faces appearing throughout! Whats the class reaction? is everyone putting in a new order for one? Whats the score with both Pace and GOF? Owners not on board?
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    Team UK

    Whilst this news is a bit of a sorry state for a team which has focused heavily on the green/sustainability aspects to an organisation, we need to remember that the team was setup to bring the cup home back to the UK for the first time. £110 Million is a hefty investment which gives the new team what it needs to win the cup in theory. I cant see Greenpeace putting up this amount of cash!!