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2012 Team Profile: The Cod Botherers

It was a mere matter of moments after the 2012 3rd Annual Hydro-Derby Pittwater Summer Invitational officially launched that two stone tablets miraculously appeared at Hydro-Derby HQ Jerusalem Sub-Branch. Upon translation it is alleged they contain details of the entry for HD3’s first team, The Cod Botherers. Having sprung from the boundless mind of Team … Continue reading

Hydro-Communique: HD3 2012

GO FOR LAUNCH SEQUENCE ARM CUT OFF INITIATE RSL5 ORB VENT DOOR SE9 START START SRB APU’S 25 SECONDS START SRB GIMBAL TEST 20 SECONDS ACTIVATE SOUND SUPPRESSION WATER 15 SECONDS  PERFORM SRB AFT MDMS LOCKOUT VERIFY LH2 HIGH POINT BLEED VALVE CLOSED TERMINATE MPS HELIUM FILL 10 SECONDS FREE HYDROGEN BURN OFF SYSTEM IGNITION … Continue reading

Catching the BIG ONE!

Many a Hydro-Derby Team has dreamed of that mega catch, cleaning out the competition with a 50 canner. To date the closest anyone has come were The Triumphant Touristic Trawlers and the ‘Flathead-Gate’ of HD1… If someone is going to go surpass those early victories we need to look a little further a field… Sailfish are … Continue reading

Upping your Angling Quotient

Through out the Ages as man has sought to wrangle with his Piscatorial Adversary a litany of errors have been cataloged. In the two editions of Hydro-Derby thus far we’ve each witnessed literally dozens of crucial errors being made as teams battle that elusive piscatorial adversary. Without wanting to tip the field to anyone’s favour how about we … Continue reading