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Anyone got a weather forecast ?

 

There will be wind.

 

Varying from 0-100 knots.

 

There will be current. Going either N, S, E and or W.

 

There shouldn't be anything relating to my image. But who knows.

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will rambler 100 be able to join in this year?

 

It isn't 100 anymore.

after fastnet isn't it just Rambler 90 now?

At least RP tends to think so

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Even without a weather forecast can anyone bet it will be any different than this?

My predictions for the media coverage for the 2012 Sydney to Hobart:

 

Wild Oats pre-race favorite

 

Wild Oats first out of the Heads

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Some boats retire

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

more boats retire (show pictures of one without mast)

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats sees a shark close by

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats crosses finish first

 

Wild Oats owner gets on the boat

 

Lots of pics of Wild Oats

 

Genuine Risk finishes second BTW

 

Race committee lodges a protest again Wild Oats for breach of rule

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Protest dismissed, Wild Oats wins for the second time in 24 hours

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Wild Oats arrives back in Sydney

 

Some other boats finish

 

Some boat wins the 2012 Sydney to Hobart

 

Wild Oats race dramas major feature news article

 

Wild Oats to be back next year

 

End of media coverage, thanks for coming to the Wild Oats show, see you next year! (or copy paste this).

 

 

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will rambler 100 be able to join in this year?

 

It isn't 100 anymore.

after fastnet isn't it just Rambler 90 now?

At least RP tends to think so

 

rambler 90 is a different boat to rambler 100

 

AAAAWWWWWWWWWW SHIIITTTTTTT.

 

how come no one told me :(

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will rambler 100 be able to join in this year?

 

It isn't 100 anymore.

after fastnet isn't it just Rambler 90 now?

At least RP tends to think so

 

rambler 90 is a different boat to rambler 100

 

AAAAWWWWWWWWWW SHIIITTTTTTT.

 

how come no one told me :(

 

haha the photo makes up for it

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Will the forecast favour the quicker or slower boats. It would be useful to start optimising the rating now.

 

I understand sunfish can influence Aussie yacht races. Any news on their migration patterns.

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With you on this one. Mark Richards is another AUS legend who has achieved SO much.................a decent current V70 would beat them with a good crew. And it just may happen.

 

 

 

Even without a weather forecast can anyone bet it will be any different than this?

My predictions for the media coverage for the 2012 Sydney to Hobart:

 

Wild Oats pre-race favorite

 

Wild Oats first out of the Heads

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Some boats retire

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

more boats retire (show pictures of one without mast)

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats sees a shark close by

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats crosses finish first

 

Wild Oats owner gets on the boat

 

Lots of pics of Wild Oats

 

Genuine Risk finishes second BTW

 

Race committee lodges a protest again Wild Oats for breach of rule

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Protest dismissed, Wild Oats wins for the second time in 24 hours

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Wild Oats arrives back in Sydney

 

Some other boats finish

 

Some boat wins the 2012 Sydney to Hobart

 

Wild Oats race dramas major feature news article

 

Wild Oats to be back next year

 

End of media coverage, thanks for coming to the Wild Oats show, see you next year! (or copy paste this).

 

 

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Even without a weather forecast can anyone bet it will be any different than this?

My predictions for the media coverage for the 2012 Sydney to Hobart:

 

Wild Oats pre-race favorite

 

Wild Oats first out of the Heads

 

Blah blah

 

 

good job typing all that...

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Brilliant, couldn't agree more!!

 

The media coverage really is a slap in the face to the other 99% of crews who battle it out each year to get down to Hobart!

 

I guess the average Aussie just wants to see the big "fast" boats!

 

With you on this one. Mark Richards is another AUS legend who has achieved SO much.................a decent current V70 would beat them with a good crew. And it just may happen.

 

 

 

Even without a weather forecast can anyone bet it will be any different than this?

My predictions for the media coverage for the 2012 Sydney to Hobart:

 

Wild Oats pre-race favorite

 

Wild Oats first out of the Heads

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Some boats retire

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

more boats retire (show pictures of one without mast)

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats sees a shark close by

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats crosses finish first

 

Wild Oats owner gets on the boat

 

Lots of pics of Wild Oats

 

Genuine Risk finishes second BTW

 

Race committee lodges a protest again Wild Oats for breach of rule

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Protest dismissed, Wild Oats wins for the second time in 24 hours

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Wild Oats arrives back in Sydney

 

Some other boats finish

 

Some boat wins the 2012 Sydney to Hobart

 

Wild Oats race dramas major feature news article

 

Wild Oats to be back next year

 

End of media coverage, thanks for coming to the Wild Oats show, see you next year! (or copy paste this).

 

 

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And Rob Mundle will write an article (if he hasn't done so already) about a race record attempt by WOXI..........................

 

And Hammo Island race week.

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Cough (Wild Thing) cough?

 

Guess they will be entering and have to make a last minute dash to make the start and will make some media statement by only going with 6 crew and 4 sails, but will retire before bass straight with mast damage.

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I have only sailed in my bathtub. how can I get a trip to Hobart on WOXI.

 

Oh and I live in northern Europe. Will Bob Oatley pay my fares and accomodation?

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Brilliant, couldn't agree more!!

 

The media coverage really is a slap in the face to the other 99% of crews who battle it out each year to get down to Hobart!

 

I guess the average Aussie just wants to see the big "fast" boats!

 

With you on this one. Mark Richards is another AUS legend who has achieved SO much.................a decent current V70 would beat them with a good crew. And it just may happen.

 

 

 

Even without a weather forecast can anyone bet it will be any different than this?

My predictions for the media coverage for the 2012 Sydney to Hobart:

 

Wild Oats pre-race favorite

 

Wild Oats first out of the Heads

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Some boats retire

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

more boats retire (show pictures of one without mast)

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats sees a shark close by

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats crosses finish first

 

Wild Oats owner gets on the boat

 

Lots of pics of Wild Oats

 

Genuine Risk finishes second BTW

 

Race committee lodges a protest again Wild Oats for breach of rule

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Protest dismissed, Wild Oats wins for the second time in 24 hours

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Wild Oats arrives back in Sydney

 

Some other boats finish

 

Some boat wins the 2012 Sydney to Hobart

 

Wild Oats race dramas major feature news article

 

Wild Oats to be back next year

 

End of media coverage, thanks for coming to the Wild Oats show, see you next year! (or copy paste this).

 

 

i don't agree with that - they don't get a choice. the they thnk that getting out on a ocean is an eletist thing they they can never achieve, & have no idea how much fun we are having.

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...any early sunfish sightings? :huh:

 

perhaps sharks with monocles?

 

I'm waiting for the year of the 'we hit a narwhal' :D

 

 

My daughters love that video. They know all the words and wet themselves when they say "just don't let them touch your balls".

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Hey guys,

 

Looking at heading down to Hobart again (I live in Tassie anyway) and doing some reporting again.

 

Last year was fairly last minute, well actually I had no idea I was going to do it but after the success of the thread I'm going down a bit more organised.

 

Was going to try to get a dinghy but I think it will be better from the shore and I will have a laptop with internet and my own binos this time!!

 

Unfortunately the chances of another finish like that are fairly slim but I'll be there anyway.

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Hey guys,

 

Looking at heading down to Hobart again (I live in Tassie anyway) and doing some reporting again.

 

Last year was fairly last minute, well actually I had no idea I was going to do it but after the success of the thread I'm going down a bit more organised.

 

Was going to try to get a dinghy but I think it will be better from the shore and I will have a laptop with internet and my own binos this time!!

 

Unfortunately the chances of another finish like that are fairly slim but I'll be there anyway.

 

Well done Mez. I'll be a tough gig to beat what you rolled out last year for us. Very memorable.

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Hey guys,

 

Looking at heading down to Hobart again (I live in Tassie anyway) and doing some reporting again.

 

Last year was fairly last minute, well actually I had no idea I was going to do it but after the success of the thread I'm going down a bit more organised.

 

Was going to try to get a dinghy but I think it will be better from the shore and I will have a laptop with internet and my own binos this time!!

 

Unfortunately the chances of another finish like that are fairly slim but I'll be there anyway.

 

Well done Mez. I'll be a tough gig to beat what you rolled out last year for us. Very memorable.

 

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Hey guys,

 

Looking at heading down to Hobart again (I live in Tassie anyway) and doing some reporting again.

 

Last year was fairly last minute, well actually I had no idea I was going to do it but after the success of the thread I'm going down a bit more organised.

 

Was going to try to get a dinghy but I think it will be better from the shore and I will have a laptop with internet and my own binos this time!!

 

Unfortunately the chances of another finish like that are fairly slim but I'll be there anyway.

 

Well done Mez. I'll be a tough gig to beat what you rolled out last year for us. Very memorable.

 

+1

 

Mate, + lots this is the kind of stuff that makes this place so cool.

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Imagine a billionaire yacht owner getting embroiled in controversy, amazing:

 

SMH Article

 

He's optimized the horse for IRC. Wonder what it will rate?

 

''Not a fair crop: Olympic discard who outrode tycoon's granddaughter''

 

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/olympics/news-london-2012/not-a-fair-crop-olympic-discard-who-outrode-tycoons-granddaughter-20120708-21pkv.html#ixzz205uHku00

 

the headline was looking good until I used google traslate Aussie-english...

...turned-out it was something about horses,riders,olympics,and grifters billionaires <_<

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Imagine a billionaire yacht owner getting embroiled in controversy, amazing:

 

SMH Article

 

He's optimised the horse for IRC. Wonder what it will rate?

There are phoning it in on the Sat phone!

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Imagine a billionaire yacht owner getting embroiled in controversy, amazing:

 

SMH Article

 

He's optimised the horse for IRC. Wonder what it will rate?

There are phoning it in on the Sat phone!

 

I wonder what colour saddles the other riders have?

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Even without a weather forecast can anyone bet it will be any different than this?

My predictions for the media coverage for the 2012 Sydney to Hobart:

 

Wild Oats pre-race favorite

 

Wild Oats first out of the Heads

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Some boats retire

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

more boats retire (show pictures of one without mast)

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats sees a shark close by

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Wild Oats leading

 

Genuine Risk second

 

Wild Oats crosses finish first

 

Wild Oats owner gets on the boat

 

Lots of pics of Wild Oats

 

Genuine Risk finishes second BTW

 

Race committee lodges a protest again Wild Oats for breach of rule

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Protest dismissed, Wild Oats wins for the second time in 24 hours

 

Lots of interviews with Mark Richardson

 

Wild Oats arrives back in Sydney

 

Some other boats finish

 

Some boat wins the 2012 Sydney to Hobart

 

Wild Oats race dramas major feature news article

 

Wild Oats to be back next year

 

End of media coverage, thanks for coming to the Wild Oats show, see you next year! (or copy paste this).

 

Who the fuck is Mark Richardson, who will be doing lots of interviews???

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With you on this one. Mark Richards is another AUS legend who has achieved SO much.................a decent current V70 would beat them with a good crew. And it just may happen.

 

Would love to see Clifford show them how it's done, esp. if we got a downhill one. Even better will be the SA pundits crapping on about how to rate the thing.

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Australia has been the last resting place of a lot of x Volvo boats so maybe Clifford will come here.

 

In the current Yachting World. €1.35 mill euros.

 

Lying Alicante.

 

Also in YW is NZ Endeavour. Winner of 'Sidney to Hobart'. Bit of history for a cool €210,100

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With you on this one. Mark Richards is another AUS legend who has achieved SO much.................a decent current V70 would beat them with a good crew. And it just may happen.

 

Would love to see Clifford show them how it's done, esp. if we got a downhill one. Even better will be the SA pundits crapping on about how to rate the thing.

Shame Rambler 100 is not still around to show them all the way home!

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pure fantasy & conjecture, no evidence at all

As she is sitting in a shed in Portsmouth, it certainly is fantasy. And as there is no evidence either way it will always be conjecture. as to which boat would win!

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untested shitter with no race record against any opposition of note around the speed of the 100 class

 

now like a crumpled racecar rusting in a wreckers yard

 

dead set dreamers yanks and poms

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untested shitter with no race record against any opposition of note around the speed of the 100 class

 

now like a crumpled racecar rusting in a wreckers yard

 

dead set dreamers yanks and poms

Poofter

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untested shitter with no race record against any opposition of note around the speed of the 100 class

 

now like a crumpled racecar rusting in a wreckers yard

 

dead set dreamers yanks and poms

Poofter

Is that the next project, Poofter 100 ?

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New aft section. As far as i know it's still in the shed, but due to make a return soon.

 

http://www.facebook....achting?fref=ts

 

Cheers

Mojo

 

:wub: Nice Facebook page!! Will be interesting to see if many Anarchists click like to follow it..!

 

All over it... Some great pics of the change in shape at each ring frame.

Can somebody post some pics up here? Don't do Facebook.

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Jones mods ?

 

who does the factory shipwrights material suppliers etc think is paying for this ?

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Apparently. New Rudder in a couple of weeks.

 

Innovative Composites (formerly Sydney yachts) working frantically on the replacment, should be ready to go in late next week in time for LI-BB race. Very disappointing result for us, given that at the 100nm mark, we were on the pace (for a little yacht). I wonder how many more tests & ordeals we must endure before we start in the big one! :o

 

Poods

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