Tuesday, 3 November 2009

British Airborne

video

November is here and I miss my Mach 2. The US Worlds seems so far away now. Here is cool little video expertly shot by Anja Rupp at Cascade Locks. Some nice foiling tacks (the Brits can do 'em too boys).
I still dont know what caused the crash at the end but I think I may have hooked the bouy anchor line..??

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Where is your mach2 then?

phillippe oligario said...

That is one AWSOME transition... borderline freestyle! We could well be witnessing the forefather of moth free style and the "pivot tack"!

Excellent footage again from Anja.

Simon Payne said...

My Mach 2 Boat 3 went to Germany after the Worlds

Anonymous said...

why germany?

Simon Payne said...

It was sold. The guy who bought it lives there.

Assassin said...

I'm impressed nothing broke and the boat stayed upright!

Cookie said...

That is the finest move I've seen on a Moth yet!

Anonymous said...

hit pause at 49 seconds in the vid.
Centerboard is 30 degrees from square to hull as Simon exits stage right.

Simon Payne said...

Yeah funny that. No damage whatsoever though. This was before the worlds started. Optical illusion?

Anonymous said...

Perhaps it was the hull as a giant torsion bar, rather than the centreboard as a spring?

Dave Chisholm said...

Gutsiest move I ever saw Mav...

n4rkla said...

Maybe it was an otter, there wouldn't be any penguins there. I hear otter fur foil covers are the best...

Anonymous said...

You probably hit that huge ego of yours!

Ian

Simon Payne said...

Probably..

Anja said...

If you need some further enlightenment,
have a look at this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JT1fBJbLndE

Anonymous said...

Good to see you removed your foil covers this time, although if you're going to go about hitting things, maybe we need to revisit the foil covers. Kind of like puting your stabilizers back on your bike (which we also need to consider).
A x