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  1. World Match Racing Tour

    Not a lot of action here . What's up? anybody knows ?
  2. Carrabean 600

    I think cqs has abandoned the race like so many others ...and there's another thread
  3. Foiling the Caribbean 600

    seems like the cookson 50 Privateer is quite a lot faster than the Elliott 52ss Outsider. Better sailors? Edit: hmm looks like they've stopped
  4. Foiling the Caribbean 600

    Looks windy Nice conditions
  5. Mothquito

    Foiling Mothquito . Not sure about the double T-rudder and the gennaker, but interesting design overall
  6. Foiling the Caribbean 600

    It's not like they've a history of capsizing hehe;)
  7. Foiling the Caribbean 600

    So I see the Volvo 70 warrior is owned by the Usmma foundation. I suppose it doesn't have to do anything with mixed martial art on a boat?
  8. Foiling the Caribbean 600

    So will they go full throttle from the start? How much swell/waves can it deal with? Nice wind predictions anyway.
  9. Yes, actually it probably was from the Prevost interview
  10. Future Olympic lightweight-female dinghy

    Laser 4.7 - hull way too heavy for the sail area Europe - with current rules, crew weight around 70 Aero - looks interesting, no personal experience Waszp or other foiling - Will probably not be implemented as a "light-weight female dinghy"
  11. 60 ft is way too small for a RTW trimaran. I think at the minimum, it has to be at least 85 or that is what I remember from the Verdier interview.
  12. Not sure about the boat, but the race is too long. It needs fewer legs. These extra European and Chinese Legs makes the race too complicated. Keep it simple. Why not create a separate race to satisfy the Chinese market
  13. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    So was reading Hancock about the collision and one of his comments was that they should've had "spotlights panning the water". Pretty sure it wouldn't have been enough with the average pocket flash light to spot a dark boat in the middle of the night
  14. VOR Leg 4 Melbourne to Honkers

    Or dismasted?
  15. Volvo 65's

    would be my dream to see 10 Fazisis in the next VOR......