Americas Cup

The Sydney to Hobart yacht race starts today. Perhaps it gets some of you excited, but let’s face it, those Super Maxis have got nothing on these virtual spaceships which contest the America’s Cup.

For its next trick, it will do a reverse double somersault with pike

This boat pictured here is set to race in next year’s event in San Francisco Bay. Its sail is bigger than the wing of a Boeing 747 and it can literally go faster than the wind. When it’s really flying, it really is, well, flying! Only the fin touches the water.

Cricket or sailing on the telly today? Both? Neither? How was Christmas? Anything else you feel like sharing?

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    04:46pm | 26/12/12

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    04:23pm | 26/12/12

    It’s not quite as rubbery as somewhere between 15M and 28M Doc. but more likely somewhere around 11-13M for refugees, my figures being based on what I had seen of a UNHCR report some twelve months back and so I extrapolated a little. Even given the likes of what is… Read more »


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