Bad luck for the team, they looked like they were going well after cabbage tree, and I'd chucked a few $$ on them.
There are a lot of boats heading north that are not listed as retired, urm, zen, TSA mgmt, mille sabords. Gear breakage or late positive test results?
I have races against boats who did not carry all of the required equipment, and who had Spinnakers of questionable size and number appear during races, and never did anything about it. For some reason, only boats known for their strict adherence to the rules ever seemed to be audited post race ...
You can run in as many divisions as you want for most passage races in Aus, since it's all run at the same time and just different numbers crunched at the end. It will usually cost you a few dollars though
I've been looking for something like the java jug for ages, thanks!
We use an aeropress when sitting around with nowhere to be, but have a stash of coffee bags for when it's all too rushed. The Robert Timms extra strong ones are an improvement over instant for minimal extra effort.
Anyone ever tried to get odds on a boat not yet listed by the bookies? It says others on request, just wondering it's worth the effort.
There are some strange boats on the list, no tp52 but a Sydney 46 sailed by Russians is there
You can get onto the BoM beta testing lists and provide regular feedback to their information delivery formats pretty easily. I do a survey every month or so, with lots of space written comments. One of the first surveys I did I asked for pressure information to be included on the meteye wind...
There is a Rogers 8m canter with a pedestal in the cockpit in Brisbane. I don't believe it's currently advertised, only an old listing, but I can give you a Facebook contact if you are keen. Priced around 25kor less