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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:32 pm 
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not counting chickens yet.. but

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:13 pm 
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Spithill has got some work to do!!!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:56 pm 
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For sure, as of right now, Oracle seems to lack basic boat speed, and Spithill is not sailing badly at all. I am not so confident that Oracle can pull another rabbit out of the hat this time

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:57 pm 
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Yea they got spanked bad


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:36 am 
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Yes, unless the Americans change their setup (don't ask me how), they are finished!

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:37 pm 
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Sadly, Oracle's daggers are just not performing to the Kiwi's level. And Jimmy has quite a low T-level level, as well. :cry:

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:46 pm 
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Yes!!! Americans are showing some life! They have shown that if they don't make any mistakes they can win a race.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:08 pm 
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Jimmys just spotting his victim a few points. He likes to build the drama. :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:11 pm 
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That second race today was a real contest. Lead changed a couple of times.
Tomorrow's races are going to be very interesting!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:14 pm 
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The closing speeds are scary! One slip and we have a train smash. I would be happy if they go one each every day from here on. I like that there is a real contest on at last.

Having said that, I would love the next Cup racing to take place down under!

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:09 pm 
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Unfortunately, no contest. The kiwi boat is clearly faster and better skippered.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:35 pm 
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Agreed. The Kiwis sailed two pretty much perfect races. Too many mistakes for Oracle, especially the second race start where they were outsmarted early on and never recovered.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:51 pm 
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Come on Aussies!!! lol

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:09 am 
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One more win for the Kiwis and the cup will be coming back to my home town again.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:17 pm 
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OK, the kiwis have done what they needed to do this time. Win the critical race. Well done!

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