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  1. Hi Gerald It took a while to get insurance which we now have that for all TF10s so we're looking forward to getting our boat to Australia by the end of June. We spent 3 days a month ago test sailing in Lelystad which was great, we were very happy with boats performance but it's very early days for us as far as foiling is concerned and there's a big learning curve ahead. I've just got back from watching the SailGP event in San Francisco and when you see world class sailors get it wrong at times, you start to appreciate the complexity of foiling. We raced the old Mad Max , a Grainger
  2. a few of the TF10 have pulpits , Mad Max is going to Australia where they are required
  3. The only difference between a good cat and a tri in the light stuff is the tri is slower, we've just sailed the Lexus Port Lincoln Regatta 2012 on Mad Max in generally light conditions against 10 tris and we were always faster and higher http://www.lincolnwe...ulti/series.htm. In the 2012 Surf to City yacht race http://surf2city.com.au/ , we had hours of drifting at the front of the fleet and suffered by the tail enders getting better breeze later in the afternoon but note the elapsed times, not bad for an 8 year old cat with alloy beams. regards Tony Considine
  4. The only difference between a good cat and a tri in the light stuff is the tri is slower, we've just sailed the Lexus Port Lincoln Regatta 2012 on Mad Max in generally light conditions against 10 tris and we were always faster and higher http://www.lincolnwe...ulti/series.htm. In the 2012 Surf to City yacht race http://surf2city.com.au/ , we had hours of drifting at the front of the fleet and suffered by the tail enders getting better breeze later in the afternoon but note the elapsed times, not bad for an 8 year old cat with alloy beams. regards Tony Considine
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