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  1. If you go to the boats facebook page the photos and measurements are posted there.https://www.facebook.com/TrimaranF40
  2. I have a set of carbon rudders going cheap see auction on Trademe https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1491312203
  3. The New Zealand Multihull Club Presents Kevin Peet Guest Speaker on Tuesday 1st April at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron To be held in the Dinghy Locker at 7.30pm. Debrief on the Jack Tar Regatta[/b][/size] KP is a highly experienced commercial and racing skipper who has helped to win major regattas both in New Zealand and overseas. Between 2001 and 2005 he was Training Manager at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s junior sailing team, which won the RNZYS Youth Match Racing Regatta. Previous winners of the event include Jimmy Spithill. In recent years, Kevin was boat captain of Team Vodafone, which campaigned an ORMA 60 trimaran, which was billed as “the fastest boat in the southern hemisphere” and has set many records. Kevin has participated in more than 20 Cat 1 races and has worked as a commercial skipper and as a project manager for Emirates Team New Zealand. KP comes from a cat racing family, his Grandfather and father as crew won the Interdominions on a kitty cat. His family are 3rd generation racing Paper Tigers in the National Championship. KP won it in 2003 1999 and 2000 and has also campaigned the GBE Dire Straits out of Tauranga. KP has sailed on borderline for 3 years 1st 2012 nationals, 3rd 2013 nationals and 1st 2014. ALL MEMBERS WELCOME
  4. The New Zealand Multihull Yacht Club presents Murray Jones Guest Speaker on Tuesday the 4th February at 7.30 pm at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squardon in the Dinghy Locker One of the most respected and decorated keelboat sailors in the world, Murray Jones is also a member of the America’s Cup Hall of Fame. The “Captain” was inducted in September 2010 for winning four consecutive America’s Cup matches from 1995 to 2007, including 20 of 22 races. Murray sailed on the ‘Alinghi 5’ giant cat in the 2010 Cup and was a member of the sailing and design team with Oracle in the 2013 Cup. Murray’s sailing career began as a youngster when he competed in three Youth World championships in the 1970s. Murray campaigned one-designs such as the 470 and Flying Dutchman from the late 70s into the early 90s, and represented New Zealand at the Olympic Regatta in 1988 and ’92. Murray is one of the cleverest thinkers in professional yacht racing. Through the years he’s helped develop revolutionary rigging techniques, while also pioneering the new position of wind spotter aloft in the rig.
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