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  1. spennig

    Route du Rhum 2018

    But you still have to round the waypoint close off the shore, and short tacking a 100' tri is not a lot of fun.
  2. spennig

    Route du Rhum 2018

    AT has form with lots of breeze and Finistere ...
  3. spennig

    The 2018 Golden Globe Race

    Did I miss the bit about bending the weather / routing rule to the limit?
  4. spennig

    More Teachers Behaving Badly

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-45758439 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/oct/05/teacher-accused-of-plane-sex-with-boy-sent-valentines-day-text
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    The 2018 Golden Globe Race

    I would have though that in 1968, hailing a passing ship for the ship's position was perfectly acceptable and common practice. OTOH, hailing the passing vessel and asking for the hailer's AIS position is possibly a different matter.
  6. spennig

    VOR Leg 11 Gothenburg to The Hague

    They should really do the in-ports in the traditional craft for the venue: Newport : 12m Cardiff : Coracles Hague : Lee-board barges Hong Kong : Junks Melbourne : 18 foot skiffs Please fill in the gaps.
  7. spennig

    Teams?

    IIRC, there was a competitor (USSR);they started well but faded in the finals.
  8. spennig

    VOR Leg 9 Newport to Cardiff

    VOR? OK in ye old England
  9. spennig

    VOR Leg 8 ItajaĆ­ to Newport

    Scallywag waiting for Bermuda to gybe first
  10. spennig

    VOR Leg 8 ItajaĆ­ to Newport

    just as the tracker switches to 'dark' mode
  11. spennig

    More Teachers Behaving Badly

    https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/teacher-accused-having-sex-student-14510503
  12. spennig

    VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    Depends whether there is any diesel left
  13. spennig

    VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    and the date is?
  14. spennig

    VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    Much preferred the original ...
  15. spennig

    VOR Leg 7 Auckland to Itajai

    https://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/11395_Turn-the-Tide-on-Plastic-reports-damage.html