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Our Club received the prize for getting 20 or more members to purchase tickets, so two training bouys ready for cadet training.

Well done to Marconi members!
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There were a lot of Solos & Fireballs at the show ... hard to work out which was the class association  Ouch

I too thought the ikon was looking good, is the rig tension really all done on that lever of the bow?


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Post Options Post Options   Quote G.R.F. Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Mar 13 at 9:23pm
Originally posted by Rupert

But for me the Exocet edged it.

Who discovered that a bowsprit for the wand was allowed in the rules?

No idea, why did the Exocet edge it for you, it wasn't even red.
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Originally posted by L192444

I too thought the ikon was looking good, is the rig tension really all done on that lever of the bow?



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Post Options Post Options   Quote Rupert Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Mar 13 at 9:37pm
Originally posted by G.R.F.

Originally posted by Rupert

But for me the Exocet edged it.

Who discovered that a bowsprit for the wand was allowed in the rules?

No idea, why did the Exocet edge it for you, it wasn't even red.


2nd bit was aimed at a mothist, really.

It edged it partly because I just loved the hull shape, and partly because of the engineering involved in the mast stump. For all I know the red one was V similar in this, but it was the exocet that I looked at more closely.

Rather liked the A class cat, too.

For me, worst boats at the show, the Hartley 10 and 12. Was it just me, or did the thwart in the 12 really look like kitchen work top?
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Can't say I noticed doesn't everything other than the Supernova that Hartley make look like kitchen bits.

That Aardvark moth thing must be a bit of a breakthrough sticking the wand a bit further ahead like that.
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enterprise stand looked good, new rondar mk3 looking nice, lot of young faces on the stand too, obviously the class done some hard work to get the youth in
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Originally posted by Peaky

Originally posted by L192444

I too thought the ikon was looking good, is the rig tension really all done on that lever of the bow?



Yup

That seems a little inadequate. Those levers are real finger crushers. 

Is the forestay fixed at the hounds (I know I should have looked harder). 
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Highlights for me (considering staff as well as product) were;

OK (I'm biased)
Europe
Finn
D1 (just to keep Russ happy)
Supernova
Contender
Alto (hopefully going to get a go shortly)
Rooster

Dissapointments;

Streaker stand
Very few cats
No (genuine) "show special" deals like there used to be
Int Moths seemingly completely forgetting that they. Used to be water-bourne (same as their website)


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Barty Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 Mar 13 at 8:30am
Originally posted by G.R.F.

and a cleat Clamcleat have developed for kitesurfing I'd no idea they'd done but it'll make a great trapeze cleat.


If you search eBay for 'CL264 cobra' you'll find them

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