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Old 06 June 2015, 11:51   #11
Country: UK - England
Town: Mighty Penryn
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Originally Posted by Maximus View Post
....with a bit of Porpoiseing thrown in to
That's a bit more of a 'trip', the throttleman made a bit of a mess of it. A bad trip often results in a 'stuff' off race ending proportions.

Example at 6min 52secs


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Old 06 June 2015, 12:31   #12
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My new one, having just had 20 buckets of sea water chucked in my face off the starboard bow whilst out in the Aerotec today - whatever the blooming forecast says always err on the side of adding + 10 mph to the wind speed.

Having said that F5 + in the Bombard was great fun and as always I bottled out long before the boat.

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