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by simonmw
Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: UK Forum
Topic: GBR219- Name?
Replies: 5
Views: 6159

GBR219- Name?

Hi everyone, I sail IC GBR219. Recently had a chat with Rob Michael, who thinks the original owner, or one of the earlier owners, might have been a chap called Mark Goodchild. Just wondering if anyone can remember/confirm this? My reason for asking is that when I originally bought the boat about 6 y...
by simonmw
Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: How to......
Topic: General advice for a newbie in a Nethercott IC
Replies: 10
Views: 14502

Re: General advice for a newbie in a Nethercott IC

Different people seem to find different tacking styles work well, just between the two other canoes locally and I, we all do it slightly differently! but if it helps, here's what I do: From being fully hiked from the end of the seat, pick your moment and make sure you have enough space. Just before ...
by simonmw
Thu Sep 02, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: How to......
Topic: IC downwind speed
Replies: 4
Views: 8678

IC downwind speed

Hi everyone, hopefully someone can help here- I sail IC GBR219, an early kevlar/carbon/foam boat, down to weight, fair hull, good sails, good carbon foils. Standard rig, ie NO kite. Local racing is in a handicap fleet, with a mixture of other dinghies including phantoms, rs400, merlin rocket, lasers...