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  1. Tony-F18

    Corona Virus

    Because ferries stopped docking in Cagliari dolphins returned to the harbour, watch the Prada guys checking them out:
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    Sydney to Hobart 2017

    I think in a race with such a high profile it would be justified to have jury boats out on the water with the race leaders during the in-port section of the race. They could make jury decisions right on the spot instead of several days later and could have prevented this self induced mess by WO11 imho.
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    Team Alinghi

    Next to LE's Zenji apparently, it's probably a coincidence but still...
  4. Unless they are designing a scaled down version of the old AC90s I doubt it will be much different from a wide TP52/VOR70-ish yacht.
  5. So they decided to use VOR70s for the AC? With the required specs I don't see how it will look much different from this:
  6. Unless it will be a large moth-ish mono I don't see how that would work, anything that won't be able to do foiling tacks and/or gybes will be a failure IMHO. Foiling assisted mono's would also be dangerous with that protruding foil. Reading this quote I get the impression that LR never really considered multihulls to be "proper" sail boats:
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    Team Alinghi

    But does it come with a helipad? Must be nice to have a helicopter as a dingy:
  8. Tony-F18

    trickle down

    Watching someone in the boat park unpack his brand new Nacra20 L foils a minute ago made me think of this thread.
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    trickle down

    There are a lot more pics here: and here: Not sure if the Phantom was leading though, not that it matters. Personally got 32nd place overall, not too bad.
  10. Tony-F18

    Team UK

    I wonder how much they've spent on their football team, probably more than this £7.5, the ROI can't be any worse than that though.
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    trickle down

    The overall winner was a 40 year old Folkboat btw which shows you don't have to spend millions on the latest and greatest to win a race like this
  12. Tony-F18

    Team UK

    I remember visiting the Cornwall YC in Falmouth a long time ago, from what I can remember it was a very snobby posh affair.
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    Team UK

    Shame that Ian Percy isn't onboard for this UK entry but a strong lineup nonetheless, maybe I should plan a trip to Portsmouth next year
  14. Tony-F18

    Team Alinghi

    It is kind of ironic that the current Alinghi team has more Americans than Oracle (Larson+Tunnicliffe).
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    trickle down

    First ever foiling fleet race?