Video: The nuts and bolts of Loki pt2

Sails, the rest of the cockpit and down below on the Rolex Sydney Hobart winner

Tuesday January 3rd 2012, Author: James Boyd, Location: Australia

This video follows on from part 1 that can be viewed here

In this part Loki's sailing master and helmsman Gordon Maguire and David 'High Tower' Sampson of Tower Marine Management, the boat's project manager, continue their tour of the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart winner.

Maguire and Sampson tell of why she has a gas bottle on deck, the important of the top mast backstays, why they have an HF aerial, how they are fully hiking in 7 knots of breeze, how they use the slave rings on the winches, the sail inventory and down below... 

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  • Mats Ohlsson 10/01/2012 - 07:06

    Thank you so much for Loki part one and two. It was both very interesting and very enjoyable. Please give us more of this, maybe with a better camera (carrying a light for under deck shots)and don't hesitate to go more into technical detail. Please more of this! Mats Ohlsson

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