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Old Oct 14, 2012, 01:33 PM
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Just curious - what was their asking price ---if you asked? We have a local store here in town that caters to maritime decorations, and they have had on several occasions, radio control boats, for which they were asking about $200 more than normal going cost. Almost thought about building and selling on consignment as a source of "Christmas Income". They didn't seem to last very long in the store - selling in a few weeks. I think the store also caters to restaurants for interior decor.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 02:57 PM
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I don't think that there's any sense in talking money if you don't actually have an intent to purchase. And, since I wasn't going home with the boat, even if they offered it to me, I didn't bother to ask.

Surely they would have wanted a figure in the thousands, or even couple of thousands. But, then again they didn't even know what the Marblehead class is.
After looking at this one, If someone planned to race it actively they would have lost-out on the deal if they paid a hundred bucks.

If it was a great-condition true Marblehead of the Vintage Variety, ready to sail with the proper equipment and rig..... surely it would be worth at-least a grand.
Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:30 PM
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World (RM) Championship 2012


There is no result yet for this day, but you can see a slide show here: http://www.hostingpics.net/slideshow...TE,114962.html.
Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:30 PM
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No results published yet but from the french forum the podium is

Brad Gibson, Graham Bantock, Martin Roberts

Three world champions on good form, so not a surprise.

Local heroes Yannick Rossignol and Marc Pomarede 5 and 6 following an unnamed german.


We might hope for better visibility of a world championship?
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:49 PM
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Always no result, so look at this short video of fleet A in 2nd race:

20121014170535 (1 min 51 sec)
Old Oct 15, 2012, 07:14 AM
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Still no results.At least we've got some pics and a short vid.Looks like Brad's in front and walking away with it ..
Old Oct 15, 2012, 08:00 AM
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The complete results for day one are here: http://www.avrv.asso.fr/Docs/MONDIAL...RATCH%2014.pdf.
Old Oct 15, 2012, 09:28 AM
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Great Stuff!

Must be 20 Marbleheads of the Modern Variety (or darn near close) all sailing at the same time in your video!
Old Oct 15, 2012, 10:35 AM
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An other slide show: https://plus.google.com/photos/10037...CMD04uvt-e3DNQ, where you can see that the sky is blue above the clouds in Britanny , and that there are no vintage boats.
Old Oct 15, 2012, 11:04 AM
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A short video from today:

20121015113134 (1 min 25 sec)


More can be found on the "Baba Aurhum" channel on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/babaaurhum13?feature=watch.
Old Oct 15, 2012, 01:06 PM
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Old Oct 15, 2012, 02:30 PM
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Results for day 2:
  1. Brad GIBSON
  2. Graham BANTOCK
  3. Yannick OLIVIER
The complete list is here: http://www.avrv.asso.fr/Docs/MONDIAL...2012_10_15.htm. There are not the results race by race, only the general ranking after each race.

And now, some very nice photos of sunset and sunrise in Le Lac Au Duc (thanks again to "Baba Aurhum"):

http://babaaurhum.jalbum.net/ploerme...re/15-10-2012/
Old Oct 15, 2012, 03:57 PM
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OK OK OK!

An other slide show, from Dan Hamilton: http://www.voile-rc.com/photo/champvrc-ploermel2012-11.
Old Oct 15, 2012, 04:38 PM
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GREAT work!
Old Oct 16, 2012, 12:42 AM
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Nice stuff indeed.
Just curious as why Jeff B is not doing well? His boat is based off the IOM Chienz, much like Brad G is based off the BritPop. Any info?

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