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  1. now the team have publicly come out to say they are not for sale seems dalts is too well entrenched
  2. rolling out the big guns https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/americas-cup/126245824/team-nz-wont-win-americas-cup-without-grant-dalton-says-sir-stephen-tindall
  3. story back again https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/americas-cup-could-stay-if-dalton-leaves-team-nz-claims-rich-lister-tnz-questions-intentions/PDJN5KDVCNG327LDG6APPJJG4A/
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    cup talk

    Moves are being made by a Kiwi rich-lister to see if the defence of the America's Cup can be held in Auckland after all. Mark Dunphy, CEO and chairman of Greymouth Petroleum and on New Zealand's rich list with an estimated worth of $230 million, is at the helm of the move to hold the 37th America's Cup in Auckland – most likely with a mix of private and Government funding. Dunphy has been speaking to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, the holders of the Cup, but says the squadron and Team New Zealand now need to answer the question: are they committed to a local defence if the mon
  6. He believed it could be from as long ago as the very early 1800s or even the 1700s. Willis and fellow expedition members Mark Willis and Dale Hedgcock unearthed the cannon late last month. They were at a Chalky Inlet beach when they spotted a small, deep orange patch among the stones. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/cave-mystery-and-a-shipwreck-ship-drawing-names-cannon-found-at-chalky-inlet/P5CTEGZ5S64KFTN4OA6TYIWGBI/ https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Chalky+Inlet&atb=v177-1&ia=web&iaxm=maps Willis said team members were now waiting for the Ministry of Culture and Heri
  7. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/go-nz-a-luxury-cruise-in-fiordlands-doubtful-dusky-and-breaksea-sounds/AVTIBBPVTN4JDEX5O7NC6GUNOQ/
  8. hi all, new member hilly asks Hilly 0 Posted 3 hours ago Hi everyone i have purchase Twisted Sister back in 2018 and i would like to know if anyone know its history ie what year was it built and so on. Cheers Hilly
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  11. INEOS TEAM UK and Challenger of Record Team Principal Skipper Sir Ben Ainslie is behind the push into Hydrogen power on the water, https://emirates-team-new-zealand.americascup.com/en/news/526_EMIRATES-TEAM-NEW-ZEALAND-TO-DRIVE-INITIATIVE-IN-MARINE-INDUSTRY-WITH-HYDROGEN-INNOVATION.html?fbclid=IwAR0jpxT-lfKjLCu-OhnJs4KuR2ZufXFCngIHaiDHLoweeUVAsJxoiAMfii0
  12. going pear-shaped again? https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2021/06/waiheke-island-kennedy-point-protesters-vow-to-continue-occupying-marina-development-until-resource-consent-revoked.html
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    twisted sisters

    thanks, corrected
  14. A broken mayday call was sent from the boat at 5am today after it began taking on water. The four people made it ashore safely at White Rock Station in Wairarapa at 7.30am. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/four-boaties-safe-on-land-after-boat-capsizes-near-cape-palliser/O3MCZJO4HWKXRWBMEL6C7TQUPI/
  15. Officials said the density of waters off the coast of Bali and in the nearby Lombok Strait likely triggered a "massive moment" of force, with enough downward momentum to suck the submarine downwards within moments, according to Nikkei Asia. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/internal-wave-frightening-thing-that-sunk-indonesian-submarine/C4JILCXH57M7YIDM23PVREZJYI/
  16. looks like it lost its rudder then continued on with just the wind
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    Freezer Knob

    to fix busted microwave knobs i buy from jaycar with a solid brass insert and a grub screw if the white mark isn't in the right place, and it rarely is a bit of black and white paint makes them good
  18. launched from bluff 2 years ago, rode the furious 50s to cape horn, hit an iceberg and knocked out coms carried on to run up on an beach near melbourne https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/mysterious-ghost-boat-washes-up-in-australia-two-years-after-leaving-nz/HLAVPBILBUYBLPLQMUD3FZASCM/ https://www.saildrone.com/
  19. they mean epirbs got epirbs broadcasting your lat/long to satellites and you can have a helicopter overhead in as little as 20min at least according to some motorbike guys who broke a leg in a remote south island valley
  20. Choppy seas and a collision with a shark didn’t stop Brian Walters and Justin Grobler completing the first-ever kite-foil double-crossing of Cook Strait at the weekend. The duo set out from Makara Beach on Saturday morning in a light northerly and finished the 68 kilometre return trip in 2 hours and 58 mins, averaging almost 23.2 kmh. https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/300264906/cook-strait-tamed-by-foiling-kite-surfers
  21. French sailing identity Bruno Troublé has dimissed the proposed America's Cup defence at the Isle of Wight as "a bit of a joke", instead tipping another Auckland regatta as early as next year.
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