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NZ were making very slight gains most of the way up that leg, but ended up throwing a couple of extra tacks in. Bet they aren't feeling great with this deficit - doesn't look so easy to roll back over them anymore.

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Just now, 4004493 said:

Is the app trying to get you to purchase again?

Yes, then freezes with "please wait..."

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that top mark was very costly for ETNZ, Artemis gained another 10s there alone through extra tack and longer distance to sail

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1 minute ago, WetHog said:

ART is simply a blue missile down wind.

WetHog  :ph34r:

hear you there, evenish upwind

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Just now, generative.design said:

ART came really close to a nosedive there

 

Just now, generative.design said:

ART came really close to a nosedive there

No, they went up but were going upwind. Downwind would be another story

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1 minute ago, Tornado-Cat said:

I don't think they have the wrong board, the W but finner, without the trailing edge I guess

They look sticky down wind compared to ARTs stubby boards.

WetHog  :ph34r:

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ETNZ need to get out the hacksaws and trim their foil tips.  Seriously.

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2 minutes ago, maxmini said:

New ball game :) 

Certainly tougher, Max.

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2 minutes ago, Tornado-Cat said:

 

No, they went up but were going upwind. Downwind would be another story

 

Yeah. Upwind, if you slow down, apparent wind speed goes down. Downwind, if you slow down, apparent wind speed goes up!

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Just now, rh2600 said:

still shocked there was no penalty

Looks like we should have been more aggressive and made it more obvious....don't they do everything on computers so they probably don't take our dip away as being close enough to AR and therefore no penalty??

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2 minutes ago, TN_Kiwi said:

exactly - ETNZ definitely took evasive action - you could see it in the track plot.

THat would be the same theatrics that got them the penalty before that they didn't deserve would it? - doesn't matter if they took evasive action or not if they didn't, in the opinion of the umpires - need to do so.

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Just now, o30_oldschool said:

Just got a reply from AC....extremely high demand has crashed the app and livestream

 

Poor guys, not much money in this game so likely poorly resourced... not!

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Just now, shanghaisailor said:

THat would be the same theatrics that got them the penalty before that they didn't deserve would it? - doesn't matter if they took evasive action or not if they didn't, in the opinion of the umpires - need to do so.

Did you miss the RR's?

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5 minutes ago, TN_Kiwi said:

exactly - ETNZ definitely took evasive action - you could see it in the track plot.

They took evasive action but obviously the umpires decided they didn't need to.

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1 minute ago, shanghaisailor said:

THat would be the same theatrics that got them the penalty before that they didn't deserve would it? - doesn't matter if they took evasive action or not if they didn't, in the opinion of the umpires - need to do so.

surely the umpires down want these two boats colliding at 30 knts

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10.5 knots, no use bitching bout the penalty that wasn't, just move on 

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Bit like choosing slicks in the rain, this game.

Fucking frustrating. Imagine being in it, on the water!

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2 minutes ago, jaysper said:

They took evasive action but obviously the umpires decided they didn't need to.

You would have just seen the replay... I rest my case... the guys were almost right in front and slow... ETNZ started turning... then ART corrected...

PB is iceman though, he's response in interview pretty calm and accepting

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