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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    I was in getting some rope and low friction rings today and got taken to task for not up-dating SA often enough as people are living...
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    TS, very very happy to leave all that shite to you to mull over. I just want to go sailing and drink red-wine with mates. Sailing in...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 29er sailing without jib.
    Not so sure I'm the celebrated designer of the 29er, lots of people would disagree with that, but I have had lots of fun and the 29er...
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    TS if "we" as an association chose to stay with SMS then all that happens is "we" as people who sail the boats will go sailing in non...
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    Well that's a plus, publishing the results, well done Mike and the Committee. GT commented that I need to join the assoc, so I have...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 29er sailing without jib.
    Your problem will be the boat will be out of balance without the jib, so very likely to go into irons. You can't rake the boat further...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    Talk about quick off the mark. Picky picky picky. I said M4 for the 49er, that was a error, The 49er uses M3 Dyform on the Fore-stay...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    Re talking about BS, solely in the capacity that the rig will lurch and I know from old 18teen days you need at-least 200% safety margin...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    So a bunch of questions. N [Newtons) -> Kgs, divide by (I assume) gravity 9.8m/s/s or just divide by 9.8. So yes, my main shrouds will...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    Lamgav, they are $USD25 each (set). So one SS loop and one 3D printed seat. As commented black bit is 3D printed, so if you have a...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    I have 10 sitting on my desk. I need 4. and a few spares. I can spare 4, but if you want more, I can get them sent directly from HK. If...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    Pretty interesting day. I'm very empirical, so I like to do my own tests. Today I started loading up M4 DM20 SK99 , to find out about...
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    JulianB replied to the thread PHRF ratings on sportsboats.
    There are 3 or 4 things here that need to be reconciled when it come to rating systems. If we want the sport to prosper then we need...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    Scillyjosh, needs to stress mine is functional, I don't care about perfection with stuff like this, so if your a looks man, then get it...
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    JulianB replied to the thread 89er.
    WCB, she had a extraordinary life, did amazing things, happier going sideways in a car on dirt at +100kph, fully under control, than...
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