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Search: Posts Made By: longroute
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 06-03-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By longroute
Re: old/new - displacement/planning

Columbia 50? You were racing with a rocking horse! :)
Iíve never experienced that in all my life but I believe you. I donít know that boat but evidently itís her one has to blame and not all the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 06-02-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By longroute
Re: old/new - displacement/planning

Greg,
I cannot be with you here. Again it depends on each individual boat. Mine for instance (1971) has probably awfully thin end sections according to your taste but she’s far from causing...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 06-02-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By longroute
Re: old/new - displacement/planning

Even in the video they say that they arranged things so to have an additional turn once the boat was upside-down. If you look at the photos in the article you can see that the slings were tied to one...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 06-01-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By longroute
Re: old/new - displacement/planning

The video I was referring to in my previous post is here:

crash test boat capsize - YouTube

Really worth seeing.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 06-01-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By longroute
Re: old/new - displacement/planning

I realized only now that this thread had a continuation! I didn't receive any email notification or alert! So I thought that the topic didn't interest anyone... (:-)

Bob, I agree with you that a...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 05-21-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By longroute
Re: old/new - displacement/planing

You are absolutely right Bob,

I touched that point in my previous post in the other thread (before moving here). Cheeki Rafiki, the unfortunate boat which lost her keel in a storm in Atlantic, was...
Forum: News Feeds 05-21-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By longroute
Re: UK sailors missing after sailboat capsizes 1000 miles east of Cape Cod - Capecodo

OK, I started a new thread in the "Sailboat Design and Construction" section

(old/new - displacement/planning)
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 05-21-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By longroute
old/new - displacement/planing

I had an interesting discussion with Zanshin in the thread: ďUK sailors missing after sailboat capsizes 1000 miles east of Cape Cod Ė CapecodonlinĒ about the vulnerability of modern racing (and...
Forum: News Feeds 05-20-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By longroute
Re: UK sailors missing after sailboat capsizes 1000 miles east of Cape Cod - Capecodo

I discovered after I sent my reply that you have a Jeanneau boat (:-), which year?

I have a friend who owns a Jeanneau (about 11 m.) built I think around the ’80 or maybe the ’90. I like the kind...
Forum: News Feeds 05-20-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By longroute
Re: UK sailors missing after sailboat capsizes 1000 miles east of Cape Cod - Capecodo

I didn't get that information anywhere, it was just a supposition of mine. I thought my wording suggested that.

I've seen some racing boats (I have in mind some Jeanneau models...) which are so...
Forum: News Feeds 05-20-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By longroute
Re: UK sailors missing after sailboat capsizes 1000 miles east of Cape Cod - Capecodo

Having read carefully the news it seems to me that itís a big mistake to have suspended the search. Itís likely they are drifting in a raft, and there are no evident arguments against this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2010
Replies: 1,048
Views: 232,452
Posted By longroute
Libra leading towards Cape Teulada, Sardinia, Italy

http://i984.photobucket.com/albums/ae322/longroute/0007T.jpg
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-08-2010
Replies: 3,269
Views: 465,626
Posted By longroute
Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia, Italy
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-07-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 9,464
Posted By longroute
Hello Brak, I'm a contest33 owner and I'd be...

Hello Brak,

I'm a contest33 owner and I'd be extremely interested to hear your experience and the problem you have found out. I tried to send you a private message but being new in this forum I'm...
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