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fogmachine

Oracle damages forestay on B2 - should be back tomorrow

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yeah thanks

 

fore stay

 

head stay

 

fotos ? in article

 

I wonder what really snapped on that pitch pole wheelie boat

 

 

More specifically, a forestay attaches to the mast near the top and runs to the bow. A headstay is a forestay, but is usually the highest forestay and runs furthest forward attaching to the bow or bowsprit.

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^^^ Looks like they're at least 201.999 metres away.

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H'mmmm

 

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good on ETNZ to stand by in case oracakle boat was sinking or snapping -ready to do rescue

 

and drag the ggyc / or black horse to the scrap / salvage yard :lol:

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H'mmmm

 

DSC_0925_zps2f885947.jpg

good on ETNZ to stand by in case oracakle boat was sinking or snapping -ready to do rescue

 

and drag the ggyc / or black horse to the scrap / salvage yard :lol:

 

Think of it as safety recommendation #39... a competitor shall be close at all times to assist if the rudder elevators fail to negate a PP event...

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poor old ben

 

he hated being #2 at etnz

 

but i don't think he ever got kicked off his promised ride

 

because deano wanted it after busting his own

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H'mmmm

 

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Looks like daylight leaking through connection between the strut to the pole.

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thanks again to MM, mr surly ,jnavas [others who have posted them] for fotos and videos etc

 

 

Oracle USA, Defending America's Cup Champion, Damages Boat

NBC Bay Area
Simpson was a team strategist for challenger Artemis Racing. Tuesday's damage to Oracle's boat -- "a strut on the headstay near where the jib attaches" was damaged, according to reports -- is the second time the champions have had trouble on the water.

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