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Old 07-01-2012, 03:18   #16
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Re: 'Banque Populaire V' Rewriting the Record Book

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Please Mr Banque Poplaire - come and shadow sail the Sydney to Hobart so the media here can understand what the fastest boats in the world actually look like (the local media kept referring to Wild Oats as the fastest sailing boat on the world).
Remember, Wild Oats is the fastest motor sailor in the world and maybe now it's only the second fastest.

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Old 14-01-2012, 17:51   #17
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Check out the multiple linking of those pedestal 'coffee grinders' to get the winch power required for those very big powerful sails....and how much forward those ama rudders are...and the curve in those daggerboards to provide hydrodynamic lift as well as leeway resistance.[/URL]

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