Bill E Goat

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About Bill E Goat

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  1. Some may recall an epic party in Rio where some belly sliding resulted in the main pole of the tent being knocked out and the tent collapsing and subsequent mass evacuation before the police arrived
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    Brutally Honest Weather Forecasters

    Here is one we did for a 12ft Skiff Newsletter, To understand 12's have 4 different size rigs depending on the wind strength
  3. For an Australian even calling them to a disturbance is a dangerous scenareo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Justine_Damond
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    Syd-Hobart Yachts, Where are they Now?

    Keith Williams in the scow v Sorro in the Tia Maria I think on Lake Macquarie, the 18 flogged them
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    VOR Leg 9 Newport to Cardiff

    Lucky they are not in the Southern Ocean now A solitary buoy in the remote Southern Ocean has recorded a monster wave of 23.8 metres, the largest wave ever measured in the southern hemisphere. https://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/surf-s-really-up-largest-wave-ever-recorded-in-southern-ocean-20180510-p4zej6.html
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    Swede 55

    Go fast gold pants !!!! or is she the daughter or C3PO
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    Offshore routing software recommendations

    If you are starting out I have been using QtVLm, freeware but very good. Multiple Gribs, Current Gribs, A list of polars or you can enter your own. You might be surprised used it for the last Hobart from the comfort of home and it was within 1 hour of the maxis arriving at the Tasman Island. https://www.meltemus.fr/index.php/en/download/category/2-windows/
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    Syd-Hobart Yachts, Where are they Now?

    Another collection in Taren point including a A Class scow that was bought out by Keith Williams in the early 80's https://goo.gl/maps/6aRdCnXpNBA2
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    VOR Leg 8 Itajaí to Newport

    Love the comment " Stop treating them like rental cars"
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    Syd-Hobart Yachts, Where are they Now?

    There were a lot of beers drunk on that boat
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    Syd-Hobart Yachts, Where are they Now?

    Isn't there one in a yard in industrial part of Marrickville ?
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    Syd-Hobart Yachts, Where are they Now?

    Is Galaxy cold moulded over an aluminium frame ?
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    VOR Leg 8 Itajaí to Newport

    From the 360 video it looks like they use reverse direction winches on the port main and starboard runner. 12m's used to have that on the headsail winches, took a lot of getting used to
  14. Obviously written by a Kiwi "A 3mm hole may be drilled in each corner of the chilly bin holders in the galley (8 in total) to allow water to drain from the holders."
  15. As I said in another post, the others all run on autopilots so they can have the shelters, they would be better having a chest height panel in front of the steering pedestal so the waves go either side. Also from the earlier videos the 70's had a wave deflector on the foredeck near the mast