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Keel of USA-87

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deffinately only a single keel strut attatched to the bulb, not a tandem keel at all, ill upload the pic and post a link

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Level adjusted photo can be found here

 

Leading edge slot maybe. Ed got it right n yesterday's front page :lol:

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Level adjusted photo can be found here

 

Can anyone post these pictures, they blocked the website at work, so can't access it.

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deffinately only a single keel strut attatched to the bulb, not a tandem keel at all, ill upload the pic and post a link

 

so no one thinks that the hazy white outline in line with the mast is a second foil?

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Stupid AC - it is as exciting as watching grass grow

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Stupid AC - it is as exciting as watching grass grow

 

 

Yes, I do like watching that grass, it is quite exciting when there are lots of buds. Do you use hydroponics>?

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Stupid AC - it is as exciting as watching grass grow

 

Yep. Over it. Booooring

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I think a lot of what looks like keel is actually reflection or shadow from the hull. Take another look. I'll bet it's a prety standard hull/keel configuration.

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Why are you all posting variants on the smaller pic?

Front page pic is much higher res.

 

Not really much of note there, longish bulb but I don't find that particularly surprising.

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is it the chase boat or something else more freaky dicky?

 

AH its a scupper to drain the water. Look at the Soling or Star boats.

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Am I a)retarded b)do those boats only have 2m of draft, or c)is the water distorting it.

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water is distorting it, they draw more like 4m+, i think

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I am fairly sure I see twin foils if you look at the original picture and blow it up. But it looks like a bi-plane arangement. Not one in the others wake. the chord length also sceems a little short. Look closely at the top of the keel there is two distinct black areas with water between them.

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Any picture of the Damage from the collision with Luna rosa??

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Somehow no-one else can see mickey mouse???

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it looks like mickey mouse in scuba diving gear

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Superkilt wins July's award for most off-topic post!

 

Back on topic - surely it would just be easier to use a polarising filter on the camera in the first place - instead of fiddling about with it electronically afterwards?

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Back on topic - surely it would just be easier to use a polarising filter on the camera in the first place - instead of fiddling about with it electronically afterwards?

 

photoshop is alot cheaper then a plane ticket to Spain

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Back on topic - surely it would just be easier to use a polarising filter on the camera in the first place - instead of fiddling about with it electronically afterwards?

 

photoshop is alot cheaper then a plane ticket to Spain

 

 

London - Valencia return - £130

Photoshop - £472

 

but AC sends me into a coma ,so i will not be bothering!

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