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  1. In Dutch we have a saying that translates into “You want a horse with 5 legs” …..
  2. Windshear= different angle of atack for the upper part of the sails on different tacks...?? Mast not vertical...?? Current influence or current shear closer to the shore..?? Lots of possibilities that is why they used 2 boats for tuning America,s cuppers Don,t bother , enjoy jour sweet catamaran!
  3. This 42 footer does not belong here but at “Cool boats to admire” stunningly beautifull and simple. Wonder what Robert Perry thinks of it....
  4. On my F 27 I got fed up with chafe related jams of the main until I instellad Tidesmarie system , what a relief.! I have no shares in Tidesmarine !
  5. Keep going guys ! long time ago during the Heineken regatta we raced against you with Johnny be bad , together with a number of multi,s and were impressed by the performance of Triple Jack ! So we have big hopes to see the Jack safe and sound on the water again !,,
  6. Elfström ; three olympic golds , never filed a single protest in his life.....
  7. Wawaru ; now yellow , in her former Carribean life ...
  8. come on guys ; cruising boats don,t plane ; better change the title into boats that plane...
  9. I have a gybing daggerboard on my trimaran... Gybes to 2,5 degr. on both sides of the boats centerline... And it gives better tacking angles compared to the standard daggerboard , since it more or less prevents the boat from “traversing” and gives higher speeds The drawback is that while sailing downwind the board starts “ seeking” , whiggeling, and has to be hoisted up somwhat, which you would do anyway. Small Anglle of attack to my opinion is important otherwise too much drag from the board.. Its a balancing act and I know of French boat disigners in the ei
  10. F27 with squaretop main and Smyth “monsterscreecher” we concered the world in light air
  11. Rudderhelm with “elevated” end to stick out above cockpit coaming so as to have a direct line for a long joystick while sitting on the outrigger during racing. Line under helm in combination with rubber at both ends slips , but friction holds the helm in the last position...
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