It didn't end well

Prada Cup Day 3, Auckland NZ.

 

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Fly high crash hard

Sun, 2021-01-17 20:56

34.6 kts is fanging for anything on the water let alone a sail craft. I was was watching YouTube the other day and they're almost doing for times the wind speed!.  

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 My wife understands why I clean my rods n reels in the shower....

 

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 Top speed for them for the

Mon, 2021-01-18 07:41

 Top speed for them for the day was 49 knots in 16 knots of wind at the previous top mark rounding. 

 

The hole in the boat took a bit of fun out of it.

 

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 Good to see some other people watching the Prada Cup.

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 www.youtube.com/watch Here

Mon, 2021-01-18 07:45

 www.youtube.com/watch

 

Here is a good video of the crash. 

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 Wild looking boats!

Thu, 2021-01-21 23:09

 Wild looking boats!