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SloopJohnB

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  1. Hardly a toy as you can't play with its fully independent from humans. Buy a radio controlled yacht then you will have fun.
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    SailGP

    Apparently they had hydraulic problems for both days.
  3. SloopJohnB

    SailGP

    They were improving over the regatta getting a 4th & 5th, obviously not used to the antiquated sailing equipment. They did lead at the fist mark in the last group race but dropped off the foils at the bottom mark, missed the layline. Just like my school reports........"could do better", "room for improvement", "needs to concentrate".
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    SailGP

    WTF! Why are the boat & wind speeds in KPH instead of KNTs, is it to fool the great unwashed that these boats are faster than the AC boats?
  5. They are used in light floppy conditions, stopping the spinnaker wrapping around the forestay, it went up the forestay in fixed the the deck half way along "J". You could it was the first type of string headsail.
  6. But you will still require a set of external micrometer or verniers.
  7. people have called me "thick" and a "IT nightmare" but I can't find the Radio Controlled sailing thread.
  8. and all the class threads, yes some could have been trimmed but all of them.
  9. To me a rock is a ROCK and an island is an ISLAND if it has dirty, sand and vegetation on it. Not hard to define. Ok some rocks might have a tree or two on it but it wouldn't have a beach.
  10. Tell this mammal to keep 400 meters away! VID-20210317-WA0001.mp4
  11. https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-digital/how-we-help-clients/flying-across-the-sea-propelled-by-ai?cid=other-eml-alt-mip-mck&hdpid=e2ae8d87-aca4-4c44-a8ba-3ddf591149d7&hctky=1404493&hlkid=8f69ec3256044f61bad7df9f9794ffae#
  12. https://www.modvion.com/ https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ch98uan4x5t1l6i/AAC2tp3-xe-DmrHx1Rn4ohwka?dl=0&preview=Modvion_Björkö+tower_long.mp4
  13. https://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/lifestyle/family-carves-giant-spinning-ice-carousel-on-their-frozen-lake/vi-BB1eyCwL?ocid=hplocalnews
  14. They read it on the internet so they reported it.
  15. Great, enough of the small talk with "her indoors", couldn't even get to the to pub to catch up with some mantalk.
  16. No not like the other 2 examples you gave, check your facts. https://www.asb.co.nz/community scroll down to "Stadiums and Venues" https://www.hayesknight.co.nz/asb-showgrounds-making-the-numbers-matter/
  17. ASB Showgrounds is a charitable trust identity.
  18. Still not up..........I will ehave to go to the pub for my weekly bs trip....bugger that's not going to happen.........just have to stay home and be nice to "her indoors"
  19. I can't get my morning dose of bs/ bullying and lies. No new posts for 6 hours.
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