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  1. It’s promoted as a S2H boat, but will it meet the stability requirements ? Quite a light ballast for the displacement - I guess it passed for previous races.
  2. My rule of thumb for smaller wooden boat projects is that completion of the hull is about 50% of the time to complete. It’s the hardest and most critical part though. We are going to be entertained for some time to come.
  3. I think I can see it in see it in the before and now photos
  4. Jade was amazing. She was able to move some very difficult stock. Loved the Mendana campaign.
  5. NoFearr now listed any $129k https://yachthub.com/list/yachts-for-sale/used/sail-monohulls/cookson-12/225424 Out of interest do the Cookson 12’s have cored hulls ? The certificates all say cored, but the brokers list “GRP” . A
  6. PNG is tragic. I’ve worked there. It is a beautiful place, but the violence is random. If that electric fence hurts a local villager you won’t be able to go ashore. I don’t think PNG is for you if this is your leading question.
  7. The waves look like they are breaking on a shalllow bar.
  8. My rule of thumb for smaller wooden boat building is that the hull is about 30% of the total time - the interior fit out will take ages. Despite this the corner is definitely turned and it will be all “smooth sailing” from that point.
  9. Seems reasonable to me as a sign of respect to the previous incidents : Australian Sailing (AS) Prescriptions and Special Regulations Part 1 Category 6 shall apply, modified as follows: a) Cl 3.12 Pulpits, Stanchions and Lifelines for Category 4 shall apply. b) Cl 3.14 Toe Rail or Foot-Stop for Category 4 shall apply. c) Cl 3.24.3 through Cl 3.24.9 Engines for Category 5 shall apply. " Compulsory life lines on an Adams 10 is a real pain. Due to the geometry of that particular boat it is really hard to sail well without getting the sheets caught. The stanchions pro
  10. Go for it. Make sure you have a plan to fund it. Racing any boat is expensive, even an old mini. There is a small two handed scene in Oz, but the rules here are not yet ready for ocean going minis. 3R
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