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3 minutes ago, Nutta said:

Virtual eye died at last gate. Bastards.

It wasn't frozen, ETNZ actually were stationary... again! Trying to add to the suspense!

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Just now, TN_Kiwi said:

fuckity fuck fuck, Burling! you gotta knock that shit off!

 

Just now, TN_Kiwi said:

fuckity fuck fuck, Burling! you gotta knock that shit off!

Too right, I nearly had a stroke!!

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3 minutes ago, CraigGlunies said:

Anyone having trouble with the NBC Sports stream? 

Just started working for me, try reloading (again). ROKU and iOS apps were working the whole time.

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5 minutes ago, DevsNzL said:

damn pb gee's man dun give us heart attacks, 2nd time we came off the foils on final leg

That was terrible, "someone grab the wheel" is not what you want to hear from the helmsman. Was he looking for wind?

 

 

 

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I just checked, and there are no more boatbuilders available to fly quickly to BDA from Warkworth. Uh-oh.

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Love it how PB says they're happy they won by that much considering how many mistakes they made around the race course....lol

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Onboard audio sounded like something came unplugged on ETNZ during that fluffed gybe?

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Will everyone now STFU about Burlings pre start abilities. He whooped Jimmy's ass off the line! 

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Just now, Milutiche said:

That was terrible, "someone grab the wheel" is not what you want to hear from the helmsman. Was he looking for wind?

 

 

 

something was up......looked like PB was wondering off down the tramp.....as if they had finished the race........has OR hacked ETNZ onboard systems:ph34r:

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2 minutes ago, zillafreak said:

NZL 2 knots faster in this air

We certainly looked good but it's a total fucking crap shoot out there.

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1 minute ago, hoom said:

Onboard audio sounded like something came unplugged on ETNZ during that fluffed gybe?

I'm sure someone on ENTZ cursed and they cut the audio feed because of it for a moment

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Looks like rake wasn't set right on the boards that last gybe. Sucked the bows down when they dropped the windward board. Pete was a bit bewildered and had to be told to "get back on the wheel" by GA. Neither team should win if they sail like they did today.

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1 minute ago, jaysper said:

We certainly looked good but it's a total fucking crap shoot out there.

Jaysper, please take your positive pills...cheers mate!!

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I like these Bic trainers :)

Rest in Pieces Qptis, kids got a proper yacht to learn on now.

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1 minute ago, rgeek said:

More of a fail by JS

Yeah, ETNZ were lucky. JS won't make that mistake twice!

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4 minutes ago, sclarke said:

Will everyone now STFU about Burlings pre start abilities. He whooped Jimmy's ass off the line! 

I agree that Burling will be solid in starts but let's be honest,  Jimmy whooped Jimmys arse off in that start. He basically bent over and handed Burling the lube.

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2 minutes ago, minimumfuss said:

Looks like rake wasn't set right on the boards that last gybe. Sucked the bows down when they dropped the windward board. Pete was a bit bewildered and had to be told to "get back on the wheel" by GA. Neither team should win if they sail like they did today.

If both teams sail like shit hopefully the best boat (etnz) will win.

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God can't you give fucking credit at all, PB owned that start he made Spitty make that error.   

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So do we get some in depth analysis of that race? Expert comments?? Fuck!!

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Actual mistake was Slingsby's early gybe at weather mark. Wind was on the outside. 8 seconds 

turned into 30. 

SHC

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lube ????

 

no lube used there

1 minute ago, jaysper said:

I agree that Burling will be solid in starts but let's be honest,  Jimmy whooped Jimmys arse off in that start. He basically bent over and handed Burling the lube.

 

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Well fuckity do dah. This doesn't look good for my heart health if I can be this stressed with a 500m lead. What's gonna happen when it's close!

Anyone got a good hook up for defibrillators???

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well this is the proper start of the ac now, lets go ETNZ

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1 minute ago, **ONTOIT** said:

So do we get some in depth analysis of that race? Expert comments?? Fuck!!

TNZ were faster 

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11 minutes ago, arr4ws said:

Man. Commentators on the aac website are so quiet this afternoon. 

Kenny Reed will be skippering a boat with Spithill on helm in July - he's not gonna dis' Spithill in these commentaries.

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2 minutes ago, **ONTOIT** said:

Jaysper, please take your positive pills...cheers mate!!

Can't help it I'm a hard core realist, but ok here goes *swallow*

Fuck we were like 50 knots faster upwind and down!

At one point is saw the foils pop clean out of the water and the boat started levitating!

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I just use a fork and the nearest power outlet.

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Hey Steve what's your take on the splashdown at the leeward gate and what do you see with your trained eyes as the differences in the rigs and foils?

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ETNZ need to knock off that shit at the penultimate gate. That's twice with a good lead and a dodgy gybe. 

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1 minute ago, Barnyb said:

TNZ were faster 

I agree, but fuck they've dumbed down this broadcast...at least SF they had some experts discussing the race etc...

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Evenish start, ETNZ slightly ahead and faster...

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Guess another Spitthall mistake

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Just now, Nutta said:

Evenish start, ETNZ slightly ahead and faster...

Hardly.   Burling won that fair and square 

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Nice start. Thus time Burling beat Jimmy at the start rather than Jimmy beating Jimmy.

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we faster on the tack as well, come on pb just cover from now

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4kt difference downwind now.

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1 minute ago, Qman said:

Hardly.   Burling won that fair and square 

Yup. That was a butt fucking by Pete.

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Think we can def say we faster in this wind speed

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1 minute ago, jaysper said:

Yup. That was a butt fucking by Pete.

Was just trying to be charitable...  8-)

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camera on NZ "ok we have got a bit of an issue here" i think oh no whats wrong!!! - "the new zealand boat is faster"  - oh phew

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NBC coverage in USA has Nate and Chris from see and Jon as the commentators,  they aren't talking as much as you would think but it is spot on.

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wow we just murdering them, 

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1 minute ago, denlefk said:

finally VMG 

Yeah.  Like to have that up all the time. 

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Just now, hoom said:

Slingsby 'we need to sail a bit faster' ^_^

JS should have said..no shit Sherlock!

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1 minute ago, sparkiwi said:

I'm licking my chops anyway

I'm licking my balls!

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Just now, DevsNzL said:

wow we just murdering them, 

After the jinx in last race can we please drop those comments!

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"JS would love to drag them into a dogfight."

Well, in these conditions he's certainly bought a dog...