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  1. Thanks. Any chance for the on-line link to the excel template?
  2. Older fast Aus multies

    Fritz was (is?) on the Gold Coast.
  3. Farrier F-85SR

    It might be a good idea to give one of the faster monos your camera before the start and ask if they can take some sailing pictures early on, before you are out of range...Just so we can all have a look.
  4. F-22 Update

    So, composite-foam-boy-shortly, new career! I guess you can proof read and correct drafts of advertising "panphlets" in the bargain? Good luck with the new venture. All regatta costs are now tax deductable as advertising and demonstration sails?
  5. F-22 Update

    Plywoodboy, is Ian making you a rear cabin version? What will happen to the 27? Will the the fast family crew all fit?
  6. GC32 super cat

    To only have 2 winches per side on a cat this size is also an achievement. Some footage of your systems would be great for the rest of us to copy! I have frame by framed heaps of the footage for a good look. Main and jib sheeting, furling line and mast rotation are easy to see and really clean and practical. I haven't got to halyards and cunningham yet...
  7. AC Youth Cup

    RB has a one design (?) youth feeder class to MOTO 3, with even racing. Kids (16ish) get to race in front of the big teams at the big tracks-experience and exposure for RB and the youth racers. Win-win. Some of last years RB squad have moved up made some impressive results so far this year.
  8. AC Youth Cup

    What is the age limit for youth in this arena? World Youth events are 19 and under are they not?
  9. Farrier F-85SR

    I never meant to infer tris went better in the light - just an observation of one specific instance and set of circumstances where transitions between two hugely different multis had an unexpected outcome. As I said, once the repeated short tacking up a narrow channel against a huge current was passed, they were off. By the bottom of Russell Is. I could barely hold a sheet anymore from the repeated tacking. Maybe the same thing was hindering other crews as well. There are so many factors who knows. Was interesting, that's all.
  10. Farrier F-85SR

    Once we got beyond the tight tacking in a narrow channel with crazy current, Turning Point was off and long gone. It felt like we tacked 20 times in a mile. I think they had 4 or 5 runs at the same fisherman on the bank at the worst point.
  11. Farrier F-85SR

    The cat/tri difference really stood out in the last Surf to City in the really light stuff up the channel- Poor Turning Point went backwards with the current while we were just making way. I don't know if getting caught in irons is such an issue for Tri's either. Does Two Tribes have a self tacker? I was really impressed with BOSS racings overlapping self tacker, or at least that is what it looked like.
  12. Farrier F-85SR

    Saw a fully battened overlapping self tacker on BOSS racing today- I assume Saxby made it. Clew board 2-3 feet (?) forward of the clew. Might be a picture of it somewhere?
  13. hello rob

    Sydney is all a buz with vodaphone visit. have spent time on the 60ft tri and organised cross tasman relationships with the pittwater skippers. The southport race forecast is not looking good for a multi fest and probably wild oats will beat them north. never the less the sight of 2 big tri's in Syd harbour is amazing. If you get the chance check out the different way they wo...