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  1. F16 like foiler?

    I've never heard that before. The Taipan is a direct development of the Mosquito mould using what they knew from the A class.. But as per the original question, there's no kid friendly foiler! I would be surprised if you chose another boat after foiling an A.
  2. A Cat Worlds Sopot

    Thanks for the info gents, the Flyer is sold funnily enough. Drooling over A class's at McCrae cat champs will have to suffice for now!
  3. A Cat Worlds Sopot

    A couple of questions from a long time lurker sailing a shorter boat currently.. I'm going to enter the class after the Aus worlds (can't get leave for the worlds) Browsing some A's for sale I noticed the Paradox has a listing with foils for $8k platform only - am I to assume the platform is stiff & with new foils & rig it would be the best sub $20k option? Simons boat is listed at $29k any guesses on a chartered exploder will cost after the Aus worlds?
  4. A Cat Worlds Sopot

    Could Exploder make a quick enough F16 that it wins a world championship cat rig though? There's a challenge..
  5. F18 Worlds/ deck sweeper

    Worth noting Mischa used a boom with his set up just like his preference for the A class, so we can continue to debate that too . I'm curious what will turn up in Western Australia given the assumption of higher winds?
  6. Melbourne Big Boat Fleet

    Apologies Zeus, more a case of me being surprised by the 28 rather than declaring it a better boat. What are the prices being thrown around? Obviously a 2nd hand melges represents amazing value if the 11 concept can get numbers at other regattas.
  7. Melbourne Big Boat Fleet

    How many VX one's for the price of an MC31? I was genuinely shocked to see that many south of the border! Congrats to the Fareast 28 guys on their line and handicap results I heard whispers of a 60 ft one design fleet also?
  8. 65- by 32-foot catamaran 3200sqft of living space

    Is there no need for cabin windows because he'd rather not see the water rising over the decks?
  9. Vestas Sailrocket

    WOW! thinking about what you guys must be feeling after hopefully finding the "hole" is droolworthy. "lets just imagine every foil is ventilating" haha, good luck to you and your work is amazing