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06-16-2011 04:19 PM
mitchbrown Hey thanks for catching my error (Oracle VS BMW Oracle ) should of looked a little closer. But im supprised no one commented on the mast in the pics i posted. Its soooo impressive.


Mitch
06-15-2011 02:27 PM
puddinlegs Yep. Different boat, different mast... probably by 100 feet.
06-14-2011 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by mitchbrown View Post
The mast is quite impressive. my wife and i were there when they launched it for the first time in Anacortes where it was built. We got to see the mast on the ground on dollies and we could look inside it was about 5 foot by 2 foot oval and around 1 inch thick of carbon fiber
I believe the mast you saw in Anacortes was for the Oracle trimaran that sailed in the Americas cup not the X40' cat
06-14-2011 11:36 PM
mitchbrown The mast is quite impressive. my wife and i were there when they launched it for the first time in Anacortes where it was built. We got to see the mast on the ground on dollies and we could look inside it was about 5 foot by 2 foot oval and around 1 inch thick of carbon fiber
06-14-2011 10:45 PM
CalebD I know they had help but at least they righted it. Damn.
06-14-2011 10:35 PM
BBurg The designer should have just made a bigger NACRA 5.8. That looked like a Hobie 16 type wreck. My NACRA hasn't buried a hull and stopped like that since I bought it in 1984.
06-14-2011 08:31 PM
paulk Obviously overbuilt. Next one will be lighter, now that they know.
06-14-2011 08:09 PM
HDChopper Wow that is one tuff mast !
06-14-2011 07:10 PM
erps It looks very stable on it's side.
06-14-2011 07:02 PM
Fstbttms Sailing out here ain't for girly men.
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