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    Pacific Cup 2022 - 91 entries and waitlist started

    Does anyone have a routing for the early starts. Curious how far south they need to go.
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    2021 Sydney to Hobart

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    Alinghi Challenge AC37

    Jimmy typically brought a beverage to the presser. 
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    My 111 is really, really wet...

    Check the drains in the seal around the floor hatch behind the wheel. If the drains are plugged rain water will enter the hatch.   
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    West Michigan Thread

    Where is that?
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    Vendee Globe 2020

    He damaged the hydro generators in the South when surfing over 20 kts. Perhaps he is concerned now that speeds are frequently over 20 kts. 
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    Vendee Globe 2020

    Looks like The wind has gone back and Boris dropped the j2. Up to 20 kts
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    Vendee Globe 2020

    Is it possible to use the polars to simulate a transpac race?  Not sure how to get historical weather for the race date, but it would be interesting to know what a modern IMOCA potential would be for the down wind slide. There was a video on Comanche’s transatlantic record run where Stan Honey...
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    Vendee Globe 2020

    Alex should stop on Tristan da Cunha. Forecast 10 kts south wind on Sunday. Grab a pint at the Albatross Bar.
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    Jules Verne Trophy 2020

    40 kt delivery - that is an improvement over my experience. 
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    Jules Verne Trophy 2020

    On the move. 
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    Vendee Globe 2020

    Looks like boat number 2 took a left. 
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    Chubby Girl - Going to Hawaii

    Is he sailing JAM?
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    My Song fell off a cargo?!

    What is the lead time for a mast like that?
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    don't mock me

    45 footer mentioned by Stu?
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    West Michigan Thread

    What does it look like at SSYC today?
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    THE IMOCA thread, single/double handed & TOR

    What is the approximate weight of a foil?
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    Sydney to Hobart 2019