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lydia

Member Since 06 Dec 2006
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In Topic: Sydney to Hobart 2014

13 April 2014 - 11:40 AM

Funny how Oz multi hull sailing been going backwards ever since the Shotover - Fire Truck duels of the early 1980s.

You could add in D Flawless and Bagatelle  there as well.


In Topic: Sydney to Hobart 2014

11 April 2014 - 08:45 PM

As we have always known the bulk of the Oz multi fleet are just full of bullshit as they as sail around in their low tech cruiser shit boxes.

And you wonder why people treat you are a joke.

 

Sure someone can organise the Cronulla to Goodwood Race for Xmas time.

 

I don't understand why people don't get it.

There are good monos and shit monos

There are good multis and shit multis

Just like there are good sailors and bad sailors. 


In Topic: Barient winch replacement

11 April 2014 - 08:31 PM

Tried these guys

Arco Winches in Australia

 

They ended up with all the Barlow and Barient parts when Barlow/Barient  stopped production

 

Great guys to deal with as well


In Topic: ID this old IOR racer?

09 April 2014 - 08:54 PM

Could be glamour IRC boat though.


In Topic: IRC 2014 revalidation

07 April 2014 - 08:26 PM

The post about corby refits proves my point well. These owners are simply updating with new developments whichhave become rating free. Yes is a good example. At stupid cost imho. Having said that I looked at similar upgrades as the platform was fine save for a hf which which was out of whack with the benevans. In the end it was all about having more fun and a boat with the development equal of the fast big boats.