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Search: Posts Made By: Capado
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-26-2012
Replies: 6,764
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Posted By Capado
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Hello,
Sorry for having been away from sail net for so long. I see you managed to find us anyway. We are currently in Whangarei, NZ, for the half way refit. Then we'll go back to Australia,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-27-2011
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Hello, The more upwind, the better is a narrow...

Hello,
The more upwind, the better is a narrow and heavy boat. No doubt about that.
Looking at your conclusions, I have to admit I am quite surprised. I guess I'll have to race the Fox 10.20, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-26-2011
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Hello, Last year, I did the Giraglia on A40...

Hello,

Last year, I did the Giraglia on A40 RC, maybe the best performing one in IRC at that time. As we were beating along in 25 knots, you could easily see the class 40 boats just passing by....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-25-2011
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Hello, Yes it is the same principle, then of...

Hello,
Yes it is the same principle, then of course, some details are different as you don't have the same loads.
Using a Kite with the Go Pro looks very promising.I have to try that soon. Thanks...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-24-2011
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Hello all, Thanks PCP for the translation. ...

Hello all,
Thanks PCP for the translation.
About hydrogenerator, we are more than happy with it. although the price is high, our savings in fuel are already quite high and as we continue...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-23-2011
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Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Thanks for the explanation... oups! We left...

Thanks for the explanation... oups!
We left with food for about a month, 260 L of water, 90 L of fuel and some books and all that you can imagine to go on a cruise. So basically, waterline at the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-23-2011
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Fox 10.20

Hello,
Sorry to answer that late to this request.
We crossed the atlantic successfully with the Fox 10.20. Speed has often been good. Regarding Figaro 2 polars, we have often quicker with winds...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-28-2011
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Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Well, I consider it as finished. But the Voiles...

Well, I consider it as finished. But the Voiles et Voiliers guy did not try to lift the keel, so he has not seen the whole system mounted. That is maybe why.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-27-2011
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Fox 10.20

Hello,

Lifting keel is working properly. Best thing is that it does not move while sailing. (it had a bit, but we fixed it)
You should just be carefull not to lift it when there is some choppy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-27-2011
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,764,076
Posted By Capado
Hello, We have left from Marseille on the 4th...

Hello,
We have left from Marseille on the 4th of March, and we are now in Gibraltar about to set sails towards Canarias. The Fox 10.20 has proved to be really good at sea with good speeds,...
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