Tech Talk

Tech Talk

4 Seasons

VRsport.tv gets some of the best athletes to talk through their technical kit, tips on tuning and variations within the range of boats.

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Tech Talk
  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - A-Cat - Mischa Heemskerk

    Episode 1

    Part of a new series, VRsport.tv gets down to the techniques of boat tuning with some of the best sailors across the globe. This episode focuses on the amazing DNA F1 A-Cat and 2016 World Champion, Mischa Heemskerk.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - A-Cat - Darren Bundock

    Episode 2

    VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Get to know the techniques of boat tuning with some of the best sailors across the globe. This episode focuses on the stunning Exploder AD3 A-Cat with Darren Bundock.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - A-Cat - Carolijn Brouwer

    Episode 3

    VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Get to know the techniques of boat tuning with some of the best sailors across the globe. This episode focuses on the custom designed Exploder AD3 A-Cat for women with Carolijn Brouwer.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - A-Cat - Steve Brewin

    Episode 4

    VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Get to know the techniques of boat tuning with some of the best sailors across the globe. This episode focuses on the Exploder AD3 A-Cat with Steve Brewin and all of his bespoke modifications.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - International 14 - Graeme Oliver

    Episode 5

    VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Get the latest in the techniques and new developments within many of the leading classes across the globe. This episode focuses on the new Wide Beam International 14 being trialled at the Oceanair Prince of Wales Cup Week 2016 with UK Class Chairman, Graeme Oliver.

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  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - 18ft Skiff - Tom Kiddle

    Episode 6

    VRsport.tv Tech Talk - We speak to Tom Kiddle of GBR 122 at the 2016 UK 18ft Skiff Nationals hosted by Paignton Sailing Club. Tom and his crew have spent two years rebuilding and fitting their boat formerly sailed as Mojo in Sydney. Tom takes us round his green machine and showing his innovative ...

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - International Canoe - Gareth Caldwell

    Episode 7

    In another instalment of the Tech Talk Series, we speak to Gareth Caldwell about what innovations he uses to get the leading edge in this long running development class. The eye-catching International Canoes were blasting upwind during the Chichester Harbour Race Week, what looks to be a tricky b...

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Homebuild Int Moth - Alister Richardson

    Episode 8

    We took the opportunity to talk to Moth sailor Alister Richardson, builder of the "Flying Fish" on the final day of the VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals, after racing was abandoned due to lack of wind. Alister explains the complications behind building a boat, and explains how his Moth ...

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Dave Hivey

    Episode 9

    Dave Hivey shows us around his third Int Moth, and second Maguire Exocet. Not only does he give us a great insight into the technical side of his boat, he also explains the fundamentals behind how the flying machines work. He just finished second in the VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals ...

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - International 14 - Brad Devine

    Episode 10

    We take a moment during the action packed International 14 Worlds in Carnac to speak to Brad Devine. His 14 was infamous round the boat park, not only for its lush gold paint job but also the multitude of control lines and carbon rod rigging. Amazing to see the time, effort and care these sailors...

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Aardvark Racoon Rocket - Dylan Fletcher

    Episode 11

    Dylan Fletcher takes us round his Racoon Rocket SSD (Solid Side Deck) at the VRsport.tv Moth Nationals at Weymouth. Dylan explains the advantages and drawbacks of the solid wings, and gives us an insight into his future plans.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media

  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - Tokoloshe II GP42

    Episode 12

    During the pack up of the One Ton Cup, we got the chance to ask Dave Bartholomew a few questions about the Fast 40's. He gave us a tour of the highly modified GP42 Tokoloshe II and explained some of the similarities and differences between it and the newer boats in the fleet.

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  • VRsport.tv Tech Talk - DIAM 24

    Episode 13

    VRsport.tv DIAM 24 Race Team skipper, Piers Hugh Smith, takes you around his extreme multihull. Wet and Fast are the main themes with the DIAM 24 and a huge following with the Tour de France Voile.

    Video Producer: VR Sport Media