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  1. Sydney 36 Moulds for Sale

    Silver Fox, There does seem to be something fishy going on with Syd 36 IRC Certs and probably every other boat depending on the whim of the RORC. I have just looked back at some old certs I have and can advise hull factor 9.5 in 2006 & 2008 and 9.7 in 2009?? Not sure how an existing designs hull factor moves 0.1 a year over 4 years???? Anyone from RORC like to explain if your reading .....
  2. Sydney 36 Moulds for Sale

    Poods a few answers to your comparision questions, The TCC for Onya looks a bit out and more in line with the origional 36CR, there was a new 36CRX built two years back which is 1000kg lighter with a bunch of bucko mod's to it memory has its rating around 1.068 when launched. Equinox is parked in middle harbour somewhere with only limited racing under a new owner, origional owner now has a RP42. Eye Appeal racing out of Sydney 1.053 Philosophers is no longer a true 36 as the bow was changed to move the forestay further forward, plywood boom, sugar scoop and who knows what else has been done out of site. I also heard a rumor the hero might be moving into retirement with crew moving to a bigger boat
  3. Sydney 36 Moulds for Sale

    Poodle56 your rating is still a bit high for the 36. I sailed on Aileron a few years back and won our div for southport and Hammo with a rating of 1.048. Sorro also won the IRC champs when he first got the boat and his rating was 1.053, ever since he has started modifying the boat and sails he has struggled to recapture that form. This was also evident when they brought out the 36CRX which was lighter with a few other mods but has never sailed to its rating either. Good boats especially when you can get a few of them lined up in a fleet. Good luck with your sailing.