First sail of the AC

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Max McCarthy
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First sail of the AC

Post by Max McCarthy » Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:18 pm

Hi all,

I have gone out in the AC, today, and despite capsizing many times, I have decided it is my most favourate boat to sail, atleast at the moment, the feeling as it sliced through the water was just great. Anyway, here is a video I made of it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duX6zGjMeS0&feature=plcp

Best wishes,

Max
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Re: First sail of the AC

Post by ptostu » Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:41 pm

Hello max looks like you had fun today I have been asked for a.few.years now to get a Int canoe and may be in the near future I will have to get one but at the mo I am enjoying the moth , I will have to pop over one of the days your out for a nose,was asked to go to the barrel tomorrow but family commitments have put a stop to that one :(
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Re: First sail of the AC

Post by trebor » Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:58 pm

Brilliant Max, I think your talents could run to film making, you are very brave to try these boats out, the part where you shot down the plank could go to "youve been framed", very amusing, well done. I was out today from about 11.00am to 16.00pm, but I did not go in, you must have been frozen.
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Re: First sail of the AC

Post by Max McCarthy » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:10 pm

Hi Rob and Stuart,

Many thanks for the replys, and yes, I did get very cold, but only in the morning. And Stuart, I had great fun, it was just fantastic. I am glad you like the film Rob! I am quite pleased with it :)

Best wishes,

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Re: First sail of the AC

Post by jpa_wfsc » Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:22 pm

Excelent production Max! you should sell it to the IC website as a promo video!

The IC is still the boat I most wished I had kept... That feeling going upwind when fully powered up is unbeatable (yet)..

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Re: First sail of the AC

Post by Max McCarthy » Sun Dec 09, 2012 6:38 pm

Thanks jpa_wfsc! Hadn't thought of that...

Even in the very light winds I was sailing in, the boats acceleration was just amazing! It wasn't even fully powered up :D I have never sailed a boat quite like it, it was just fantastic......

Do you think I should post it on the IC forum?

Many thanks and best wishes,

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Re: First sail of the AC

Post by Nigel » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:22 pm

Nice one Max :D .

What camera did you use and what editing software?

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Re: First sail of the AC

Post by Max McCarthy » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:45 pm

Hi Nigel,

Thanks you, I was using the Contour Roam (version 1 - http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005MIZ046/r ... B005MIZ046 ), and the editing software was iMovie.

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