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Just now, jaysper said:

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

LOL true but I can't help it, 

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Just now, hoom said:

Kenny is confused.

Perpetually?

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ETNZ going as fast upwind as OR downwind...

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I'm going early on this Jimmy won't win a race..! The Kiwis have done it again but this time Burling will finish the job.! NZ not just faster but killing them. Kiwis tacking way better it's like AC34 all over again 

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1:35 at bottom mark...

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Opps, ETNZ very slow where they are now.

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Just now, denlefk said:

They just showed it for like 15seconds ...

Fucking stupid huh? It should be up ALL THE FUCKING TIME! 

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Gonna need some conspiracy theories to make this interesting.

Lazzas money has obviously run out and they all need a Kiwi win to keep the show on the road!

 

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Closing up upwind.

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Bad gybe OR after mark. Bye bye ETNZ...

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Super close top mark.

ETNZ off phase let Oracle get to nearly overlapped on the mark.

ETNZ just clear.

Then Oracle flubbed their gybe, ETNZ nailed it & sailed away at 20+ vs under 10 :ph34r:

Fuckme that was too close.

 

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Just now, generative.design said:

So OR ran out of hydro eh?

Yes you could clearly hear them discussing the pressure coming back up.

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Awesome PB ya know you can kinda stop giving us heart attacks, so stop teasing OR ffs

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We'll call mark 5 giving OR a sporting chance?

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2 minutes ago, Tornado-Cat said:

It is not about wind shift but kiwis being very slow uwpwind here

yeah nah...

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Just now, Loose Cannon said:

They did not run out of hydro, jimmy spun the wheel too fast for their foil package

You could hear Orifice talking about waiting for pressure to come up.

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The presser will be interesting. Maybe.

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Yeah nah for ourselves we're pretty pleased with that despite doubling the heart attack rate back home.

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Dominant performance by ETNZ. KR decides to focus on the mark 5 (3sec) difference... bastard.

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GA is just saying how hard the cyclors were working to keep hydro up during that race.

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Just now, generative.design said:

OR was maneuvering a ton before the top mark, that may well have depleted their tank completely..

Yup went to gybe and just couldn't. 

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My heart beats much too much At a certain tender touch, It goes boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom Boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom-boom-boom, Him: I like it! Her: Boom boody-boom boody-boom boody-boom Him: Well, goodness gracious me.

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Upwind, the kiwis had to tack back to the right but it shifted and dropped velocity.  Tacking back would have been death.  So they had to go to layline.  Otusa were in breeze and could go to port boundary at the layline and do a foiling tack.  That's all it takes in these boats.  TNZ did a much better job defending through the windward gate, and executed the gybe too.

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Just now, marlowe said:

Phew, for ourselves ...... that was a bit scarey race 2!

Race 1 too. These fuckers have shares in defibrillators it would seem.

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JS: "They had good speed around the course" "But we're only one back".

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