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Old Nov 22, 2014, 09:24 PM
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My "Team Brunel" DF65

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Lets see pics!
As requested ... should look pretty good cruising around

I added the orange fade at the nose to be different. I'm going to be ordering a set of FAST Sails for this one. The "Brunel" was masked and cut and painted. Took a bit of time but got it pretty close anyways.
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Old Yesterday, 05:14 AM
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Back on subject

Here are a few clips from this weekends sailing at the canal. A new sailor came along this week after watching from a distance for a little while, including watching our State Summer Series in 30 knot winds. Much nicer this weekend with lots of sun and nice gentle breezes for the first time in some weeks.

DF Racing @ Lauderdale 22 Nov 2014 (5 min 37 sec)


Highlights from todays DF65 racing at Lauderdale Southern Tasmania (6 min 44 sec)
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Old Yesterday, 04:30 PM
DF65/No Excuses, Just Sailing!
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As requested ... should look pretty good cruising around

I added the orange fade at the nose to be different. I'm going to be ordering a set of FAST Sails for this one. The "Brunel" was masked and cut and painted. Took a bit of time but got it pretty close anyways.
wow, simply fantastic... airbrush?
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Old Yesterday, 06:00 PM
If it floats....sail it!
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Kyle:

Any reason why you are doing starboard roundings on the leeward mark? Not that you can't do it, but the RRS are written with port roundings in mind.
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Old Yesterday, 07:55 PM
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Hi Foamcrusher.

Absolutely no reason why we rounded to starboard on the leeward side. Our exploits on the day was not serious racing at all, just a play and some fun on the day tuning a few of the yachts to the new sails.

In the end, what is life without whimsy
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Our exploits on the day was not serious racing at all, just a play and some fun on the day tuning a few of the yachts to the new sails.
My experience is that any time two boats meet on the water it is serious racing. ;^)

Have wind. Have fun.
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