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  1. Seems there was a notice of race issued at 4pm on the 27th. https://res.cloudinary.com/killroy/raw/upload/v1635343998/entrants/utuufttmgfntmognpg4r.pdf "Competitors are advised that the Organising Committee, earlier today, put into effect the provisions of Sailing Instruction 11.3, Alternative Finish Line. Results for the race are being recalculated accordingly, this will take some time. Results will of course still be provisional as some boats are still racing." SSI 11.3 reads... "In the event that severe weather conditions prevent boats from entering Marsamxett Harbour to fini
  2. I am also having trouble raising them to fix an issue that I am having. They were responding and now have gone deathly quiet
  3. Thanks, that’s some good info. We decided against it and continue to look
  4. Thanks us7070. You are right about me having coastal experience and not a lot of ocean experience. Hence why I am asking the question here. The Hanse was the first ‘cruising’ boat we had looked at and were impressed by the living space available and comfort at anchor/marina factors but as we only saw it in the marina I have no idea how it will sail. I will take a look at the x-50 and what is available. In your opinion what makes the x-50 such a good boat for such a journey i understand some of the arguments I keep reading for a purpose built blue water cruiser with centre cockpi
  5. Hi, Foes anyone have any thoughts or experience on the Hanse 540e? We recently looked at one in the U.K. and were impressed by the size and amount of boat you can get for your money We are a family of 4 currently in the U.K. thinking about sailing to N.Z where I am originally from. We are not quite ready to leave the U.K. and would look to leave in the next year or so Covid and work dependent. Before leaving the U.K. we would look to base her in the solent and sail her around there and further afield while further introducing the kids to sailing and getting our own confidence up
  6. I ordered a racegeek last week and it arrived the next day. As I am fitting it on a new boat I had an open licence (but not open checkbook) on what transducers to fit. The support from the guys at racegeek was phenomenal in helping me work through all the different options. Unit looks great. Just need the boat to arrive so I have something to hang it on
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