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  1. So I think that we all must of missed something here. With so much experience on board and a master 1 at the helm So let me just put it out there I wonder if the port Boat was in the right afterall. With so much experience and a master 1 At the helm, I bet that the port boat must of been flying it’s flags to tell the starboard Boat what it was doing and that the starboard boat crew just thought that the port boat was just a bunch of dickheads. Afterall most of us struggle with our flags sometimes Port boat was flying the following options F Or M U U C P K P W E I T T S As I say, I’m just throwing it out there. Pulpit https://images.app.goo.gl/JPn7TMTeN1VUBA2V7
  2. This is a very RQ response and shows just how deluded you are. Tell lies and bullyimg because someone tells the truth or you have been court out doing the wrong things both on and off the water. As for even joking about domestic violence, what planet are you on ? Man up and SAY NO to DOMESTIC VIOLENCE in any form and be a man. Pulpit
  3. LB, You will like our little club that the race finishes at. The Lake Eyre Yacht Club and the race starts on the same day the club was founded each year on the 1 April. Because we are no fools. Just remember that the club does use the South of the old boarder Port / Starboard ruling and the club has its own racing rules and thank god that AS and all of its employees are banned from the race or even attending the club house. The local media have been told not to use the same idiot that the ABC uses in the Hobart race finish. The Commodore dislikes idiots and fools Protests are frowned upon, although if you must cross the line and protest then make shore that you have plenty of red wine for the Commodore and his flag officers ( Bob likes a good red ) before you even try a protest or a life ban is coming your way. So what vessel are you planning on entering ? Both Mono and multi hulls are welcome to enter and the Commodore regularly sails in the short handed division himself. Pulpit
  4. So LB, Do the rules apply for all the parts of Australia on the map or only to the high lighted areas ? Pulpit
  5. So what page of the Courier Mail will it be on this week ? Pulpit
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    Front falls off Arvin

    In Australia we had a great comedy partnership in John Clark and Brian Dawe and they would do a once a week comedy peace on a current affairs show on topical event. One of the the most famous sketches is on a ship that the front fell off. Enjoy Pulpit
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    Who'da Thought Our Friends Down Under are Cheating Basturds?

    Zonker is spot on in what he is saying about the measurement points or lack of measurement points. The new mould was made using computer plotting on all of the measurement points of a legal hull and it was then computer faired after a few legal tweaks within the +/- allowed tolerances by the class rules. Them the plug was made with a 5 axes CNC router and was cut out to within +/- 1 mm. So I’m shore the plug and the mould meets the class rules and tolerances allowed under the rules. The problem as I see it is AS / WS didn’t get their kick backs being a International class and this is the problem. Any other builder in the class could of put the money into the class and Improved the hull shape. They were just beaten by the Australian association. Lets just hope when the mould in aproved class legal that the Australian association don’t just have to give the new tweaked hull shape away to the other builders without being compensated for all of their hard work. Pulpit
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    Aussie/Kiwi ocean and club racers

    Now hoppy, all you need to do now mate is go down to whitworths and you can upgrade to the more advanced electric model for a few $$$$ more and you will have a dream boat. Pulpit
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    Aussie/Kiwi ocean and club racers

    I’ve made money on a 470. I got it for $350 sailed it in a Lake Eyre regatta and alone the Birdsville track and sold it when I got home for $100 more that I paid for it and it had a hole in it as well. Pulpit
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    Sydney to Hobart 2020

    Even if there isn’t a mark down there we can give the fleet a GPS mark to go round and track them by AIS. I’m shore it wouldn’t be a problem tracking them this way. Wild Oats will still win as we will take Ricko’s word that they rounded the mark became they may have a AIS problems again as the crew who knows how to switch it on is overseas still. I’m shore Matt Allen will take out handicap Honor’s as well as it’s written into the SI’s so he doesn’t even need to start. The Queenslanders will take the rounding using the other port rounding and will protest the fleet for not knowing the rules. The short handed division will not be able to win any race Overall At the CYC as it may upset the tp 52’s owners and Matt Allen would be very cross at the Sailing management if they even make the top 10 even in a wags race So this race will be a winner and channel 7 will still make it a “Wild Oats” show only. So so are we still starting on Boxing Day ? Pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    Livia, I’m a sailor and a shipwright with 32 years in the trade and I trusted AS to do the right thing in a kids class and support doing the right thing and AS felt that supporting a cheating parent because their child is a Olympic hopeful was a better option than obeying the class rules. The man behind the cheating from AS is even a On water judge. Now stop and think about the support AS would give a inspector when the shit hits the fan ? It will be the inspector that goes to jail not AS or Glen who appoints the inspectors as they just walk away and say “ it’s not our fault it was the inspectors problem” AS have drive so many of the best people away from our sport just to keep dickheads happy and for Olympic glory and government $$$$$$. The problem that we have now is so many don’t even want to have anything to do with Sailing once it goes beyond club level when AS gets involved as some employees are just not trustworthy. AS is just like American politics, run by fools and idiots who’s egos are out of control and the only way to fix the problem is to rewrite the election rules and constitution in order to fix the problem. The thing is if they do this they are all out of a job, so it’s all about self interested and the good people will still just walk away and our sport just get weaker and weaker. If only some of the AS management would realise its time they walked away for the betterment of our sport. Pulpit
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    Sydney to Hobart 2021

    Well My perdition from ovealll winner and taking out the silverware will be Vice Commodore of Shag Inlet Cruising Yacht Club Shaggybaxter Sailing his new Pogo 50 “let’s stick it to the man . Com” and with a new sponsor “I eat envy scooters for breakfast” and representing Queensland’s premier Yacht clubs Shag Inlet Cruising Yacht Club and Wynnum manly Sailing club. In his thankyou speech Commodore Shaggybaxter will thank his Sailing master and Sailing legend Sir LB 15 and will say that the trophy is going “Straight to the pool room”. Sir LB will be quoted in the local media as saying about the Lota game fishing and fight club that they can “ Suffer in their jocks” just to add a little colour to the coverage. Ichi Ban owner Matt Allen will break down in tears as he wins his most coveted trophy he has ever won, The back end of the horse for finishing last across the line. As for first across the line ? It will go to Hobart legend and underdog “whorro” in his new 80 footer. The lota game fishing and fight club boats will win take out the top placing in the Sydney to Eden race and will then claim that they are the rightful winners of the Hobart race as “We are Queenslanders and you don’t know the rules” at the main presentation and in good old Tasmanian traditions the owners will be placed in a set of stocks in the town square and the rightful Overall winner Shaggybaxter will be asked to throw the first rotten tomatoes at them and then have it print on the front page of the courier mail. anyone else have any predictions ? Pulpit
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    Australian Sailing

    BOI Guy, To find a qualified person will not be a problem. AS will just make a new training package and certifie it’s own staff and people to do the job and that way they can charge what they want too and only have the boats racing that they want too. So they will have No conflicts of interest like normal and just blame the clubs or sailors. End of story. Afterall AS must keep finding ways to look important, still make money and look like they are in control of our sport. Pulpit
  14. Jack, I’m not shore how AS will fit into the Goodwill Cup for the power boaties. Going back about 20 odd years ago the power boaties from both Southport and RQ told AS to get stuffed as they didn’t see any value from AS membership and refused to pay the AS fees. They have been members of both clubs for years and AS gets nothing from their memberships of each club. Pulpit
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    Aussie/Kiwi ocean and club racers

    SCANAS, The Inglis at $275k does sound over priced, the thing is it’s had a lot of work done to it and new sails etc I’m told so the boat is worth more than say the old “Wild Thing / Wild One” that Whorro owns. It sold for $90k ish I’m told and it needs a major refit and has already had a bucket load spent on it. So it’s the old thing of start high and you can always go lower, start low and it’s hard to go up in price. I would of thought that the Inglis 47 Dolce would be in the $150-200k mark if the refit has been done right and she is now a turn key boat with very little spend. Mind you it’s only worth what someone is willing to pay on the day it sells. Pulpit