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#1 SloopJohnB

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 10:05 AM

The only thing better are the J Class.

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Good report on Live Sail Die

Day One 

https://livesaildie...._eid=04c0133896

 

Day Two

 

https://livesaildie...._eid=04c0133896

 

Call me old fashioned.......but they are proper yachts.


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#2 Black Panther

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 10:31 AM

Didn't know they still existed
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#3 armchairadmiral

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 01:20 PM

That's yacht racing.......but not for TV !  You have to think, not only watch ,to know whats going on .


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#4 Priscilla II

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Posted 14 July 2019 - 05:34 PM

2019 12 Metre Worlds
Day Four (July 12)

12mR – Grand Prix (4 Boats)
1. Legacy (KZ-5), Thomas Andersen / Jesper Bank, Munkebo, Fyn, Den – 1 -1 -1 -1 -3 -3 -2 -1; 13
2. New Zealand (KZ-3), Gunther & Maggie Buerman, Newport, RI, USA – 2 -2 -2 -2 -1 -2 -3 -2; 16
3. Kookaburra II (KA-12), Torben Grael / Patrizio Bertelli, Arezzo, ITA – 3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -1 -1 -3; 19
4. Kiwi Magic (KZ-7), Johan Blach Petersen, Aarhus C, DEN – 4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4 -4; 32

No muppets amongst that lot.


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#5 armchairadmiral

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Posted 17 July 2019 - 08:32 AM

Great to note performance of NZ boats


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