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  1. pulpit

    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    So LB, Are we talking about the south of the boarder or north of the boarder Port / Starboard rules here ? Afterall we may need to change the notice of race again to make shore they can keep the Riff Raff out of the race and only the Catholic Youth Club members and those in favour can win the race. Pulpit
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    Aussie/Kiwi ocean and club racers

    SCANAS, The 11.6’s are a great boat and you can have a heap of fun on them the only problem is you still end up playing with the same dickheads from RQ if you keep it in brisbane and you are still limited to were you can play due to time and draft constants of a Big boat. You also seem to have missed my point about of the running cost of a 11.6. Forget about the costs of new sails and just look at the basics of owning a boat of that size. You will spend $20k with out a problem just on the marina fees, yearly slipping, insurance and the basic running costs and that’s just for cruising, now do a few races and the costs just go up from there. Now if shaggy went the sports boat / multi hull option for a few years he would be well ahead and still able to get a racing fix if he wanted it and He would also be able to do a heap of races that he may not of done before. He would also be able to get away from the RQ dickheads as well if that was what he wanted to do. After all you can pick up a sports boat for around $20k and still do Airle beach race week with only taking 2 weeks off work and have a heap of fun for far less $$$ than owning a bigger boat. Pulpit
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    Aussie/Kiwi ocean and club racers

    SCANAS, What makes you think that a older 38 footer is going to be cheaper to get you out on the water ? The running costs will still be about the same as the old Boat If shaggy wants to keep sailing and have some fun he should look at a dinghy or sports boat or sail with on other owners boats. Personally I think shaggy needs to do a few bay to bays and alike and have some fun sailing again and forget the RQ and AS dickheads. Pulpit .
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    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    With out doing a quick google search. Isn’t this Dale Kerrigan and he is famous for digging a hole ? As far as Pual Hayes goes, Pual is one of the Mornington Sailing maffa and a very good sailor and his son Zac is also a very good sailor. The one bonus with Warro coming back into the game is he is going to piss off so many people at the CYC in any boat he is Sailing. How would it be if he sailed in the short handed division and took line honours in this boat and beat the 100 footers ? I know, Tell him he is dreaming !!!!! it would put a smile on my face and many others as well. Pulpit
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    Sydney coach

    Now Panoramix, Your not thinking out side the square. These 2 heathy young ladies are perfect as a crew. They maybe top heavy to you. I see them as perfect rail meat and getting their weight out compared to some other crews I’ve seen. I do remember many years ago a young lady that Worked the foredeck on a Y88 who always wore short shorts. And it was always interesting to see her play with the other crews at mark rounding. Lol The rest of her crew mates would just carry on as normal during the race and would piss themselfs after the race at the mistakes the other crews would make. Needless to say she was a very talented sailor to have on board. Pulpit
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    Vendee Globe 2020

    yl75 When you look at a flur camera and think what it does, it’s not that big. It turns 360 degrees horizontal, the camera also moves about 90 - 100 degrees vertically. Add into that the motors to not only move the camera around and to also focus the camera and the inferred function. They are not just a still or video camera. They are an amazing unit and they are around 6” diameter and stand about 10” tall. They are worth every cent for what they do. If you want a smaller fixed camera then shore let’s just fit a GoPro’s , just remember that in order to do half the things the flur cameras can do you would need a shit load more of them and they would all need to be hard wired into the system (what a nightmare) the flur cameras are the best options I think. Pulpit
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    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    No They can’t get the brains trust into the country to operate the AIS due to covid. Pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    It’s great to see GRS modeling the new AS managements beach uniform that they will be sporting this season. Pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    LB, And that’s just getting out of the harbour at manly !!!! Pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    So LB, The question has to be asked. The said member who was just expelled and “can be fuck” doing something about that shit fight. Are they just going to be dealing with the shit fight at the club or will they also be dealing with the Shit fight with AS that they been involved in at the club ? Pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    FKT Thats were you are wrong, I’ve stepped up for our sport for years and have felt like I’m just banging my head against a brick wall. There are some members of AS that are just corrupt and have No understanding of fair play as it’s all about federal funding and gold medals and if your not in the chosen few they don’t care. Mate, the problem that we have is even if we sack most of AS and the main trouble makers and start up a new national body, we will end up with the main trouble makers now in any new national body unless we can make it that all sailors can have a say. I don’t care what or were you or anyone else sails, I just want to see more people sailing. AS need to change its thinking for our sport to grow and in order to do that we need to change some of the management of AS. Some of then have been their way to long and are the first to put up road blocks to stop the changes or save their job. Pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    They even have a fist full of $$$$$ and the madam saying give it to me and they can’t make things happen. The problem that both AS and RQ have is there is to many living in their own fantasy land and they think that bullying is a part of life. The broom needs to go through both and get rid of the rotten apples. The problem is that under modern laws you can’t just sack employees for doing a crap job and we the real sailors have very little say any more about our sport. Pulpit
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    What is it?...and why!?

    Couta, We all do strand things in our life, points for doing it. Lol pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    Now USP, i was very careful about how I worded what I said, I’m not shore if the wink is a wink or a wank. All I do know is some AS personal do bend over backwards or forwards depending who you are. So Is it now time to get GRS to set the record straight about AS on the matter on weather they bend over forwards or backwards to the chosen few. After all I’m told that he is a cardinal elect or is he a cardinal of AS ? pulpit
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    What is it?...and why!?

    It looks like a Norfolk Island sharpy. They are a American design by Bruce Kirby and are built out of plywood normally by a home builder. There is about 5 or 6 different models from about 18’ to 32’. In Australia the design was made popular by Duck Flat wooden boats that were based in the Adelaide hills. Robert Ayliffe is the Australian agent for the design. As for the why !!!’ They are designed as a very simple Boat to build, rig and sail. These boats are fast down hill and not to bad up hill. Rob Ayliffe sailed a 23 foot Norfolk Island sharpy across Bass strait so they are a sea worthy design. hope that’s helped pulpit