Mudsailor

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  1. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Keeping it close
  2. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    The only thing I would add......sometimes a waypoint is really good when you get close to land (or the ice line) that way if the forecast changes a bit (like more wind wind so you get there a little faster......) you will be OK.....the. When you wake up you can set the compass course to run along the ice line.
  3. Mudsailor

    Dooough Shit! Hugo Boss Cracking Up

    Agreed, ultrasound is not very reliable and a lot depends on the operator.......thermography can also be a good way.... there was a company trying to use MRI technology to inspect wind turbine blades (where we’re talking real costs to replace a blade (or a hundred) so quality inspection is a huge deal......
  4. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Earlier Your Mom had said a 30% speed penalty
  5. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    As I’m in the west group..,..I hope so.
  6. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Your Mom SA in the lead.....
  7. Mudsailor

    Antonov 124 - retroactive shivers

    Timing is everything - AN 124s grounded until further notice...........need to figure out what happened..... https://theloadstar.com/exclusive-safety-first-as-volga-dnepr-grounds-its-an-124-fleet-indefinitely/
  8. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Driftwood (Me Rongo Rekohu SA) looks in a good place....leading group in the west
  9. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Definitely luck not skill with the weather over the last 12hrs
  10. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    So, was late moving east on Saturday morning (US pacific time) ....which means now I’m in a good place, across the front and heading south in breeze......life is good........at the moment.......
  11. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    South or South East........
  12. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Damn, too far west.....and too busy this morning to check, lost a bunch of places
  13. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    Looks like some of the east are heading a bit more west now.....zero seems to be pushing hard west at the moment
  14. Mudsailor

    Vendee Globe 2020 - Virtual Race

    So now ‘certain features disabled’.........can’t see other boats, can’t get your own position (lat/long) probably a few more I haven’t found....