Search results

  1. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    The pressure builds. Luna Rossa skipper: “Continue with Bruni and Spithill until the end”. Also because changing would seem like a desperate move. The British: "They have a budget of 200 million pounds". The regattas. “Psychologists to take the pressure? If they enter the base they run away...
  2. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    "Coach of Luna Rossa, Philippe Presti is one of the major players in the Prada Cup. Glued to his seat at the front of the Italian AC75 tender, he follows everything, sees everything, hears everything to help Spithill and his crew to progress. His role, the results of the first round robins, the...
  3. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    JS looking a bit thin after loosing weight.
  4. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Philippe Presti in Tip and Shaft At 55, Philippe Presti, who rose to prominence through Olympic sailing (Soling, Finn and Star), is now one of the best French specialists in the America's Cup arena. One week before the start of the Prada Cup (January 15-22 February, see program), the sailor...
  5. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Believe its a special finish courtesy of Pirelli 
  6. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Or if TE is correct  B2 re-measurement/structural issues, the last option.
  7. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    One way to keep prying eyes of one's development.
  8. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Their quote and can't find it at the mo but if utilising 3d graphical modeling would make sense. They used Amazon and Iridis at Southampton Uni see below "The University of Southampton views High Performance Computing as a strategic enabler to its research mission and, over many years, has made...
  9. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    They had a fair amount of computing power - one processor per pixel,
  10. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    One would have to wonder the conversations between Ineos and ETNZ's ribs https://chriscameron.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Lunna-Rossa-Prada-Pirelli-Team-launch-boat-2/G0000PL7pMNqeJMo/I0000bjyayhBwL30/C0000CG_0mPv8cMg
  11. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Looking for a version for my V4
  12. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Bergamo
  13. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Short blurb on TV coverage from LR http://www.saily.it/it/article/lamericas-cup-su-rai-2-da-dicembre
  14. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Flying out in October Max Sirena told Focus Sport New Zealand in an interview that the boat will fly in October in Kiwi land. "Now we have the best time to sail here, while in New Zealand the ugliest begins." sailingsardinia.it/un-antonov-per-luna-rossa
  15. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Sales warning from Prada, bearing in mind an AC campaign is largely cash-based . https://www.cityam.com/italian-luxury-brand-prada-warns-over-coronavirus-impact-on-sales/ As per TE, Prada have ben quite silent re-entry situation to NZ. Comment in Wiki on Prada  "If "by reason of natural...
  16. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Sardinia now snowed overnight. https://www.vistanet.it/cagliari/2020/03/25/foto-la-sardegna-si-risveglia-imbiancata-neve-a-lanusei-arzana-e-ulassai/?fbclid=IwAR3lPZ90QO6HQokgP-w90J5QZBFV3il1STiRgj5JM0JSTNRMTgN-sQd4CRc
  17. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    http://www.saily.it/it/news/rivoluzione-cor36-fuori-laurent-esquier This meanwhile the situation of the four teams. Emirates Team New Zealand has its AC75 currently en route by ship to Cagliari, while in Auckland (where the virus has arrived and the infections increase at a rate that worries)...
  18. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    LR's bobstay only supports loads in a vertical plane. Even a slight twist would cause weakness, which I believe is the more likely case. If you look at Ineos they have a double bowsprit to deal with this - plus I believe their boat is exceptionally stiff and needs it.  2 bowsprits going some T Cat!
  19. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Sailing Sardinia. " The damage, however blatant, is not very serious and everything suggests that the boat is ready at the weekend. Yesterday morning, before going out to sea, the dolphins came up to greet the guys on the team...
  20. chesirecat

    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Probably out of commission the same amount of time as ETNZ's boat is in transit. Not helpful for both teams. AM must be thinking  - thereby by the grace of God.

Latest posts




Top