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  1. No they anchor offshore an we send divers out to clean them! wonder where the debris goes….?
  2. That’s was all…just boat name. You could try contacting YNZ there maybe more info.
  3. YNZ shows it was a boat called ‘Upmarket’…no other details
  4. This ship couldn’t enter NZ as the weather off the BOP was unsuitable for divers to clean it ! https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/503227/cruise-ship-turned-away-from-new-zealand-over-failed-biosecurity-standards An we wonder where these nasty thing come from
  5. Looks it has behaved 50% as expected in the design: Maiwar features 9 separate watertight compartments. Her wooden construction, as well as added foam flotation, make her unsinkable. Due to her cabin shape, she is unstable upside down and therefore able to be righted from inside and outside the cabin.
  6. The key is the prop, make sure you have the sail drive or displacement version.
  7. Some more detail: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/stricken-fiji-yacht-sailor-clive-nothlings-widow-wants-husband-home/SYV7ZKBGMNERHMBYUXSCNEFR6E/
  8. Some video with NZ Herald report; https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/fiji-cruise-diverts-to-yacht-in-distress-call-overnight-in-high-seas-rescue/FB27NDYNJJCNNPZJOKEUCO6L6M/
  9. Gota love the 100 mile an hour tape an conduit…. Great looking prototype. Depending on how much is canvas v window … I’d be concerned about using clutches an winches.
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    NZ dropped its mast… https://sailgp.com/news/23/new-zealand-wing-collapses-saint-tropez/
  11. https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2023/09/07/exp-australia-catamaran-rescue-asher-tell-090712pseg1-cnni-world.cnn
  12. On a similar theme; https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment
  13. A team of researchers at GNS Science and Massey University are conducting this study to understand the needs of boat owners or operators. They are looking at "beach and marine tsunami warnings" and "advisories" in New Zealand. As a yacht owner, your participation in this survey will help inform the processes behind developing future beach and marine tsunami advisories. Survey can bee seen here: Survey of the needs of boat owners and users along the coastline for beach and marine tsunami warnings and advisories in Aotearoa New Zealand 2022 (qualtrics.com) There is
  14. I’m using Excel #2 (9.5 kg) with 15m chain on a Farr940 (N30) an wouldn’t want much less.
  15. https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/ldr/495382/caulerpa-invasive-seaweed-threat-spreading-what-you-need-to-know
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