yeah the irc rating is 2.149, be interesting to see how rambler can do against it, considering they are tuned up.no idea about the crew list for any competitor. Would be interesting to know though. Surely she is favourite for Line honours monohull!
Best I can find is the published entry list.
May have something to do with some of the VOR65's new sails that the 70's wouldn't have.? There has been much sail development in the VOR65 class.yeah the irc rating is 2.149, be interesting to see how rambler can do against it, considering they are tuned up.
some VO65's have higher ratings than the VO70's, i assume because the 70's are 1st generation?
watch out for us on Pegasus (open50 )raising awareness of Parkinson's diseaseThanks very much Snowden, for some reason I was struggling finding it.
We'll be on our 6m trimaran so the plan is to anchor up off the beach by the lighthouse in the narrows there and sit back on the tramps/bench seats and watch from what would be pretty close by.
I've marked the shallow area where we have anchored up previously in our sea kayak to watch various events.
Currently it is claiming W/WSW and 14-20 knots for Sunday morning so hopefully they should be shifting along quite nicely!
We'll head down to Lymington on Saturday afternoon and stay there overnight and the wind forecast on Sunday should mean we will get a lovely run back up to Calshot in the afternoon once they have scooted past.
Looking forward to it, but the weather forecasts of late have been worse than ever so we will have see what it is like closer to the time!
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Not only the boat wash causing a lumpy gnarly sea state but the wind against tide effect will make for sharp steep waves in that area.Looks like it is going to be pretty gnarly between Hurst and the Needles….. a lot of disturbed air and boat wash too.
Try going around the corner as I originally suggested. A lot more protection there. Come into the beach and walk across the spit?
Of course those points are going to be subjective. For me, I would love to nip down to Plymouth and see the missus finish, but actually they would dip the line and sail back to the Solent anyway, so the cost is exactly the same whether the finish line is in Plymouth or France.positives food,
negatives logistics, extra cost, extra time , more french competitors
Disagree, disagree, agree, agree (but I see that as a positive).