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Old 31-10-2009, 13:02   #1
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Speedy Tri!

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Old 31-10-2009, 15:17   #2
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Whoa!

Useless here, though. What does it draw at rest, 15 feet?

Beautiful, though...
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Very cool. I wonder how it would do where there is more than a mile of fetch?
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Whoa!

Useless here, though. What does it draw at rest, 15 feet?

Beautiful, though...
Draws no more than any open 60 tri because the hydroplanes are deployed downwards by hydraulic jacks, which is probably why the grinder is working so hard to keep the pressure up.

This is the recent world sailing record at 50+ knots.
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