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    The "I built my own boat, or mostly built my own boat" thread

    I built this F82-R. I started in 2003 and finished in 2015. I was loosing focus during that time and I did other projects in between. The actual build time was 6.5 years (parttime). I am absolutly happy with that boat, the latest addition was a set of C-foils (self build) and on the to do list...
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    3D printed daggerboard templates?

    Another option is to make a stainless steel laser cut template. I although used 3D printed templates - but they have to be around 4-5 mm thick to be dimensionally stable.
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    What filler will hide thin gaps

    You can use white microballoons and sawdust, mix it with epoxy and try to find the color that you like to have. The color will not change while the epoxy is curing. Oh, and try to find a UV stabilized clear epoxy.
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    Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    Ineos sailing with a forstay - LR without!
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    Vendee Globe 2020

    You can find all the data from Boris´s boat on: borisherrmannracing.com And it is realtime. Look for "View complete dashboard".  You have to scroll down a bit! Have fun! Ulf
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    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    I realize for the first time that the code zero is the forstay! The bowsprit thingy must be very strong.
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    Farrier F-85SR

    Hi Nyker, I hope we will meet on the Ijsselmeer  perhaps with Andrè and his F82R. We all have c-foils but they are all different in size and radius. Ulf F82R Tribelle
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    Vendée – Arctique – Les Sables d’Olonne race.

    From Facebook: Update Day 8. 11.07: At 07.25 utc Boris Herrmann on Seaexplorer - Yacht Club de Monaco had an issue onboard. The main headboard car broke and the main came down. Boris is fine and needs no assistance but he will be slower for the rest of the race. He has secured everything and at...
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    Why are multihulls more expensive to maintain?

    In the "Nassauhafen, Wilhelmshaven" in Germany they charge 3x for a Trimaran and 2x for Catamaran. The logic is simple: 3 hulls vs 2 hulls vs 1! In some areas they don´t want to have multis.
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    INEOS Team GB

    The wheels of the cradle are flat! It only goes through the door that way!
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    Brest Atlantiques 2019

    The Mod 70s were designed with ability to cant their masts. The rake or AoA of their C foils was only adjustable in the harbour. They had put a row of screws through different holes to change the AoA.
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    SailGP 2019

    Germany was not geoblocked. I was able to see it live and it was great albeit a little short. They shoud swap the grinders between the races and do more laps/races.
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    having fun F 33 Farrier

    I shoot my videos with a Garmin Virb camera. It has a build in GPS. When you edit the video you can choose wich data you want to see. It´s easy! Ulf
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    having fun F 33 Farrier

    I also had fun with my F-82 R Ulf
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    Antal Hook

    The working load of the Antal Hook is way higher than 200kg!  Low friction ring and soft shackle is the cheapest / lightest solution. Ulf
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    Tiller Pilot options?

    Hello all, I have a Simrad TP22 connected to my NMEA 2000 Bus. I also have the ZG100 Antenna from B&G and the Zeus Touch display. You can choose which compass is to be used by the system. You can also control the TP22 with the B&G Zeus. Setting course, engage and disengage it. I...
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    Attaching frames with VHB tape (without screws)?

    I glued the forehatch of my selfbuild F82 R to the boat with VHB Tape and put sealant around the hatch. The VHB Tape takes the load and the sealant is just a sealant. It is working for 4 years! Ulf
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    Trampoline attachment

    I have bought a knotless dyneema net from boris-net.co.uk. They sell it by kg mainly for fishing or fish cages. Not as expensive as the multihull guys. Ulf
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    Route du Rhum 2018

    And Chasm!
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    Route du Rhum 2018

    Thank you Laurent!
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