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Title: #684 + #727 launched!
Post by: _/) on August 05, 2008, 20:01:06 PM
Just a few shots of our latest Mini proto design recently launched in L'Escala, Spain.  Two have been built by Toni Weijl and Catalan Sailor Gerard Marin, who finished 2nd in the series class of the 2007 Mini Transat.
Early trials have been great and really looking forward to two boat tuning..
little bit more here:
www.mini-650.com
 (http://www.mini-650.com)
www.ricardteixido.com
 (http://www.ricardteixido.com)

(http://www.ricardteixido.com/forumimages/RTYD_3575.JPG)

(http://www.ricardteixido.com/forumimages/RTYD_3754.JPG)

(http://www.ricardteixido.com/forumimages/RTYD_3815.JPG)

(http://www.ricardteixido.com/forumimages/RTYD_3820.JPG)

(http://www.ricardteixido.com/forumimages/RTYD_3835.JPG)
Title: Re: #684 + #727 launched!
Post by: NicoG on August 05, 2008, 20:18:20 PM
Great to see new designers.

Invisible lifelines, the newest fad... :)

Who did build them ?
Rotating mast, from who ?
Title: Re: #684 + #727 launched!
Post by: Atlantic Project on August 05, 2008, 22:55:59 PM
Great to see new designers.

No new designer but new design... Ricard Teixidó, same as 385.

Who did build them ?

Themselves i heard...

Rotating mast, from who ?

 Bet Nordic

 Cheerio

  Pedro
Title: Re: #684 + #727 launched!
Post by: andraz510 on August 06, 2008, 00:41:51 AM
Bowsprit looks like Heol. Hope they will help saving the honor of protos in following races since they look like they crashed and burned on the Acores race. Serie is more than likely to win overall and might take the general podium aswell. Routing puts them on Horta early morning on 8th and the only good news for protos is that the leading 291 tends to be quick in light stuff.
Hullshape of new Texcido looks a bit strange though. Very different to last generation of french designers (powerfull full bows). Well until poyester/aluminium boats are winning races I guess it is not the most important thing ;) Gerard sailing them is.
Title: Re: #684 + #727 launched!
Post by: NicoG on August 06, 2008, 09:25:33 AM
Yep, experience counts in the Acores race.. ITs a good year for hte series..
Thanks Pedro for the info.
Title: Re: #684 + #727 launched!
Post by: _/) on August 08, 2008, 13:34:28 PM
Great to see new designers.

Invisible lifelines, the newest fad... :)

Who did build them ?
Rotating mast, from who ?

Hola Leo, what's news?
No new designers, it's just Ricard and me..
The lifelines are a new spider web composite -no not really..
The masts are the first two built by Carbonway in Barcelona.
Just exquisite, with first ever carbon t-ball mast base.
Easy Rigging from the Netherlands did all the PBO stays.
But I won't boast about the total weights here...
Just setting up the webpage now, so will be more info then.

Hasta luego,

tim














Title: Re: #684 + #727 launched!
Post by: Hedgehog on September 02, 2008, 20:54:43 PM
Any more news and pictures of these 2 boats.