Kiwing

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  1. Kiwing

    Women with the America's Cup

    Food for thought! New research in business team work; If a team has an expert in it it will not do as well as a team of equals. If a team has some females that team will out perform one that does not. AND an all female team will win most times. This is new peer reviewed research from London School of Business.
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    She needs the background removed!
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    Thanks W_A you have stirred this twin skin sail tread up with some very stimulating ideas and challenges. I can not keep up with the left field ideas and thoughts. Watch out for thread drift though. The thought that they might be even better than the AC35 wings is very challenging!
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    That's enough watches, please.
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    Bring air in between skins from the top or bottom, open top or under boom?
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    Boats and foils comparison

    ^ they are not nose down?
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Has the Web cam got them going out or is it still out of action?
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    If you had a curving trust like structure hidden between the two skins and twin tension hydraulics going to a traveller that might work well?
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    There is control structure in the bottom metre + to do the job of a boom so for me who needs a boom? It is very complex and the booms curve etc. The trouble is, this is and area that can be still copied so we are not seeing the real solutions? But I agree the engine is the most interesting place on these boats. It will see the biggest changes and have the biggest trickle down IMHO.
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    There is some photos suggesting ETNZ might already have it in their soft wings.
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    The new sailing twin skin setup

    @wind_apparent do you think they could twist the top of the wing to the otherside of the wind in AC35 and if so do you think they will be able to twist the top of this twin skin soft wing to the other side of the wind? The fluttering action ETNZ is supposed to have developed in AC35 to use the vacuum on the low pressure side to maximum effect. Will they be able to use that with the soft sail wing?
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    We need someone working in the vicinity in the morning who can spot the boat, then should get on here and let @weta27 know.
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Wow Supercavitating foils, we are stepping forward towards new high speeds and VMG. With a soft reefable (with our AC rules) wing. What an amazing thing this AC is.
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    The yellow arrow points to the fence halfway up the black section of the arm IMHO.
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Te Kahu where are you when we desperately need you?