Ex-yachtie

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  1. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Block him, and do those of of us a favour who already have, and stop quoting him.
  2. Ex-yachtie

    INEOS Team GB

    Subtle 12th Man reference.
  3. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    I think the ETNZ reference may have been here: https://www.spreaker.com/user/13269964/episode-24-glenn-ashby Glenn talks about the uncanny ability for the chase boats to sail with very high VMG at times, to get themselves out of trouble. The start training is here, after ~3:00ish.
  4. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    They have referred to exactly that. There’s been footage recently with them doing prestart practice with a chase boat.
  5. Ex-yachtie

    Corona Virus

    We’re afraid of contributing to the death of a whole bunch of 98 years olds.
  6. Ex-yachtie

    Boats and foils comparison

    Are you going to drop this in the “The choke continues” thread too?
  7. Ex-yachtie

    palace intrigue

    You say that like it’s a bad thing?!
  8. Ex-yachtie

    palace intrigue

    No. It was a dog.
  9. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Once you’re under the bus, why drag others down with you?
  10. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Yes please @meanermachine
  11. A thread focusing on Sail-World's regular reporting of AC training. Links and short quotes only please. If he's going to go to this level of coverage the least we can do is drive traffic to his site.
  12. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Cook didn’t just get beaten with boat speed.
  13. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    I don’t know if I ever said that did I?
  14. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    I’m just pleased I’m bringing so much joy to his life.
  15. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    ^ Stephen McIvor talks VMG.
  16. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    In true form, didn’t they just steal the idea off some Dutchman? <takes cover>
  17. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    They can’t have discovered New Zealand then, tucked away in the south western corner of the Pacific? You’d do well to refresh your history books with something written after the 1990s.
  18. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    If only we could think of a modern example of isolated ingenuity overcoming imperial might? Let me think about it for a few weeks and come back to it.
  19. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Yay! Women! Sail GP has gone up in my estimation immediately. To be fair, that wasn’t hard.
  20. Ex-yachtie

    Caption Competition

    But.... there IS a second!
  21. Ex-yachtie

    palace intrigue

    I can’t tell if he’s questioning the validity of Luna Rossa (the most established challenger), the Royal Yacht Squadron (the most established yacht club) or NYYC (the club with the greatest AC history).
  22. Ex-yachtie

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    ^ The alignment of the rudder vs the foil suggests that the POV is pretty bloody close.