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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #75 on: October 15, 2010, 02:08:02 AM »

Dekan

You have not rigged it as standard, and then complained it didn't sail well.

The advantage of rigging her in a standard way is that it removes all the variables when problem solving.

People have been trying to give you advice, and some of it you have casually rejected. This will cause people to stop offering you advice, not a good result for you.

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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #76 on: October 15, 2010, 09:06:48 AM »

No it did not sail well when the jib was rigged as "standard"

It has improved since some of the other Vic skippers at the pond I sail on have shown an interest :-)) But I would still like to get the jib working better.

I am not ignoring anybody's advice. I am just trying to make sense of it; when I see most of the other Vic skippers I sail with have alltered their jib rigging
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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #77 on: October 17, 2010, 05:56:15 PM »

Hi Dekan,

I.ve been reading this thread with intrest, we race the Victoria at my club with great success.

These are also a class yacht in Canada, Austrailia, New Zeland to name a few. For  all your answers and go faster tips, mods etc please visit the "Victoria Resource Center" at  www.victorarc.org

If you click onto building, then click onto okangan model sailling association they have a vast source of infomation with pictures.
There are some very simple,cost nothing mods showing. You should find all what you need.

Hope this is of some help and have fun with your yacht, it is possible to make these sail very well with some very cheap hop ups.

Regards, Gary.
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Dekan

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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #78 on: October 17, 2010, 07:16:16 PM »

Hi Gary I have been looking at the Vic tune up sites.... but most of these sites advise you to throw away everything above the deck, and heavily modify everything below the deck!  :}

As this is my first yacht,I'm not quite ready for such drastic steps.  O0
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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #79 on: October 17, 2010, 07:22:40 PM »

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As this is my first yacht
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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #80 on: October 17, 2010, 10:21:40 PM »

Malcolm I'm doing my best :-))
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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #81 on: October 18, 2010, 06:37:49 AM »

Try asking one of the more successful racers at your pond to sail your Vic for a few minutes.
Trying to tune it with little experience doesn't tell you much.
The problem could be compounded by the way you are sailing it.
I had a member sail my boat and a few tweaks recommended by him and some sheeting tips
for me worked wonders.
Don;t forget though, everyone has their own ideas on tuning so look for the fastest driver on the pond!

Yours Aye

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Re: TT Victoria
« Reply #82 on: October 18, 2010, 05:59:34 PM »

Yes I'm doing just that....but none of the really fast skippers sail Vics .....only Micro Magic, IOM or bigger.
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