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Re: Yacht racing in New Zealand - name of website


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Posted by John Nichols on January 17, 2021 at 09:39:31 user Mcneacail.

In Reply to: Re: Yacht racing in New Zealand - name of website posted by Martin Honor on January 17, 2021 at 08:40:07:

It would appear that a torsion failure shattered the thin hull from the pictures. I am a little amazed there was not a large stiffener, relying on a plastic failure mechanism as a initial look suggests is a lousy idea unless you know the material properties well.

Of course lightness leads to unsafe conditions in high winds.


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