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Old 29-10-2013, 11:21   #1
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Sad news of a racing yacht breaking up and sinking:

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Old 29-10-2013, 11:31   #2
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Re: racing yacht sinks

Sad news that is almost 20 years old.
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Old 29-10-2013, 11:34   #3
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Ah, I suppose I should have read the caption a little more carefully. Never mind then.
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A few days back on CF we were talking about something or the other and this same footage was posted,I had never seen it,now its all over the internet...Like buying a car that you rarely see on the road, all of a sudden you see them everywhere..
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Old 29-10-2013, 11:42   #5
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So true. MSN chaps must be looking for filler to keep things interesting.
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Re: racing yacht sinks

Well, I for one never saw this video. Was made before Al Gore invented the internet I guess. So yacht was flexing and finally gave up appears. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 29-10-2013, 12:53   #7
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Re: racing yacht sinks

Didn't one of the US Challengers do the same thing and sink when the Cup was sailed off San Diego??
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Pretty sure there was another thread about this a couple of days ago
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Pretty sure there was another thread about this a couple of days ago
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Who Remembers Australia's AC Boat Sinking?

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Didn't one of the US Challengers do the same thing and sink when the Cup was sailed off San Diego??
exactly the same.... but.... wait... this is THAT BOAT!
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Re: racing yacht sinks

Very interesting to watch, actually. Had not seen it before either.

But, eh, Astrid, you really didn't spot this yacht was 20 years old? It really looks ancient if you've watched any recent racing.


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Austrian......what an insult BroomBrake.
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Very interesting to watch, actually. Had not seen it before either.

But, eh, Astrid, you really didn't spot this yacht was 20 years old? It really looks ancient if you've watched any recent racing.


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