Rawhide

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  1. Rawhide

    Australian Sailing

    Since when you couldn't get them out of the berth except at high tide
  2. I think it has already been done. I'm off to see my lawyer.
  3. Rawhide

    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    Thought I would abbreviate it for you
  4. Rawhide

    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    So I hear that industry figures are pressuring CYCA to delay cancelling S2H so that owners have to spend the money to prepare their boats, whether it happens or not. Really no surprise
  5. Rawhide

    Australian Sailing

    The Australia tax
  6. Rawhide

    Insurance query - how is write-off treated?

    Don't forget that it will cost the insurance company a significant amount to dump the hull if is not commercially viable to fix.
  7. Rawhide

    JPK yachts to be built in Australia

    I am guessing the cost of setting up a whole new brand is many times greater than building existing models under license. Many have tried, few succeed. The GTS boats didn't take off.
  8. Rawhide

    JPK yachts to be built in Australia

    Good luck to them, I hope they succeed, we need more construction in AUS. Good timing, I think, short handed racing is on a role, would be good to have fleets like they do in NZ.
  9. Rawhide

    What is the closest 40’er to a TP52?

    That is/was my Ker40, in reality the GP42's struggle to beat us over the line. the performance curve is very similar to a TP52.
  10. Rawhide

    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    No one should ever make a race where you have to sail past your home port
  11. Rawhide

    Lock Crowther Multihull Regatta 2019

    I'll be there if its on
  12. Rawhide

    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    What's the betting on the sunfish being safe this year?
  13. Rawhide

    DSS Foil Why did Wild Oats stop using it?

    Kept being taken out by suicidal sunfish
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    To Foil or not to Foil, that is the question

    I lost mine once when I fell off in a foiling gybe. There was no way I was going to catch it. Luckily I was rescued before it hit the rocks. For awhile I tried towing a rope behind the boat that I could grab if I lost hold. was ok in strong winds, but drag made it harder to get up on foils in light conditions. I ended up carrying a VHF in my vest