2012 numbers

The elves WordPress.com stats prepared a report for the year 2012 on this blog.

Here is a summary:

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 72.000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to view the full report

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Happy Christmas


To all who pass by here, I wish a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Good winds,


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2012 IOM European Championships

Congratulations to all.

But one question remains:

Is that what makes a great boat is a great helmsman?

Personally, I think not, because a great helmsman without a good boat gets nothing. However, now, in IOM, what I see are great boats, in the same level and what makes the difference is the helmsman.

Results here:




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Launching Boson

Prior to testing in the pond, a check in the pool:

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IOMICA AGM Voting results – GBR


.              For            Against       Abstain
6.1 1       153                5                   2
6.2         153                3                   4
6.3         155                2                    3
6.4         155                2                    3
6.5         155                1                     4
6.6         124              32                    4
6.7         151                5                     4
7.1          10                145                  5

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2012 IOM European Championships

A new post in MYA UK Racing comment that the champions are going to Croatia:



” Hosted by the Croatian IOM skippers a full team of 10 will be travelling to Cres in Croatia to compete from the 17th to 24th October.

The skippers are:

Brad Gibson Birkenhead
Martin Roberts Birkenhead
Robert Walsh Fleetwood
Graham Elliott Birkenhead
Graham Bantock Chelmsford
Tony Edwards Leicestershire
Josh King Windrush
Mark Dennis Chelmsford
John Cleave Ryde
Terry King Windrush
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After a vacation, for medical treatment, we are full steam ahead.

We remove Boson (RG 65) from the mold, first project with concern the heeled water lines in the form of foil.

Before Boson, made ​​the Orca, which is already in the water in the testing phase. But the Orca was the second project with the heeled waterlines, foil  shaped. Let the photos, the Boson just left of the mold:

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