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  1. From the NZ nationals. We had a good range of boats and I'm modifying my ASG3, so I wanted to get an idea of where all the platforms are at. Measurements for a good selection of platforms below.
  2. I have a great 12:1 system on my boomed main. Not sure exactly what I'll do when the new deck sweeper comes, probably go under tramp cascade. I currently have 4:1 on the back with a 4mm dynema line, then a 3:1 on the boom with a 6mm sheet and double ratchet blocks. One ratchet at the front of the boom where the sheet does a large change in direction and one on the tramp. Only use the boom ratchet if it gets windy otherwise the sheet doesn't ease well in light breeze. You have to make sure the system is well set up, because it doesn't allow much ease, but you don't tend to need it.
  3. Timberwolf would be hard value to beat. Go fast have fun. Timberwolf has been sailed a lot more than dragon as well, so is likely more sorted.
  4. Sorry my bad. She was the top female helm though and by a long shot I think.
  5. I just brought my partner a Moth. Look out next americas cup.... There are some really top girls getting into high performance in NZ at the moment. I beleive Gemma Jones is getting into the A-Class. She drove a N17 to silver at the olympics.
  6. Can't pause when using skygo online or on the app though
  7. Someone get a moth out there and try it. Surely they'd be able to do it as well.... Great video
  8. I keep mine in a storage yard not far from you. I have a 40ft container there, but you may be able to keep your boat in the open there as well. It is a fairly industrial yard though. I'd guess $25 a week for storage of a boat there. Let me know if you want contact.
  9. Hey Mate, Sorry I haven't been in touch yet. Boat storage for cats in Auckland is crap. I think there may be some at Akarana once they've finished their redevelopment. They're expensive though. Are you still looking for an A-Cat?
  10. The weight of your helm depends on where you have the pivot of the rudder and whether the centre of lift is in-line with the pivot (neutral), or behind the pivot (weather). It also relys on the fact that the centre of effort of your sail plan is behind the main foil. The distance behind the main foil will impact the force that is taken by the rudder. If the centre of effort is 5% behind the main foil, then it will take 95% of the force and the rudder 5% and so on.
  11. HI Bboy Buy an A-Cat and join the fleet. We have a pretty good showing of A-Cats here. And asides from Paper Tigers, probably one of the most consitant cat fleets in the country. We're pretty useless as weekend club racing, althought trying to get better by using Wakatere YC. We tend to do weekend traveller series sailing, by travelling round the island sailing on lakes every month or so, with a bit of weekend sailing thrown in. What type of engineering are you doing?
  12. ^^^^ Exactly what I thought it looked like. But on an old little mono, its kinda cute. On a modern multi, it looks so wrong. What were they thinking. Also, back to the F22. Checked out the site the other day. Looks like 90+ pre orders and they're getting ready to start production in the Philopines as well as out of their current factory. I'm sure theres a lot who will give up waiting. But the F22 is a good looking little boat that should still be selling in 10 years.
  13. I think AIG does them in NZ, so maybe Aus as well.
  14. Grainger has thoughts on it here http://www.graingerdesigns.net/the-lab/how-much-multihulls-weigh/. Quite interesting. Jessica Rabbit is for sale.....
  15. Look down the bottom of this page for my winglets http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?showtopic=143400&page=6