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About DryArmour

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  1. DryArmour

    Newport-Bermuda Wx 2018

    Getting lots of requests for delivery assistance back to the mainland as the slow moving low making its way toward the east coast is raising the CAPE values quickly and there should be plenty of fireworks this afternoon from Wilmington, NC and Northeastward to off the Maryland coast. Some adverse winds for people trying to leave Saturday through Monday as well. Be safe out there people.
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    Last Call- LBRW team gear

    Thank you for the order Mike!
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    Last Call- LBRW team gear

    Weird. It for some reason it added "20%" on the end of the URL. Should be good now. http://www.dryuv.com/saoct.htm
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    Last Call- LBRW team gear

    With just one week between now and the start of Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week, we thought we would put in once last plug for those teams that still want to look good, stay in budget and get their gear delivered in time for the event with no rush charges. We'll even create your art for free. UPF 50+ shirts, moisture wicking tech tees, cotton tees, hoodies, hats and sailing shorts all in time for racing next Friday and at up to 60% off*. Click Here for more information.
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    Newport-Bermuda Wx 2018

    The word for this year's race is "Eddy". Find them and win.
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    Newport-Bermuda Wx 2018

    Depending on how big your shoes are the strategy will vary wildly. The faster boats will likely be able to sail straight down the pipe. The slower boats may find more success digging south and then using a building SWerly to get across the pond. Overall not a bad year to be sailing this race... Good luck to all. I'll post again tomorrow if time allows.
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    Newport-Bermuda Wx 2018

    Yes, I will do something very broad brush either Thursday night or Friday morning if possible. Between Tropical system Bud and clients doing Newport-Bermuda my plate is very full at the moment.
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    We have our first Spinner

    UPDATE: TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS NOW POSTED. BULLETIN Tropical Storm Bud Advisory Number 16 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP032018 900 AM MDT Wed Jun 13 2018 ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR... SUMMARY OF 900 AM MDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...19.4N 108.8W ABOUT 250 MI...405 KM SSE OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: The government of Mexico has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for southern Baja California Sur from Santa Fe to La Paz, including Cabo San Lucas. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * Santa Fe to La Paz, Mexico, including Cabo San Lucas A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, generally within 36 hours. For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service. DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 900 AM MDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bud was located near latitude 19.4 North, longitude 108.8 West. Bud is moving toward the north-northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue today. Bud is forecast to accelerate northward on Thursday and continue that motion into Friday. On the forecast track, the center of Bud will cross southern Baja California Sur late Thursday and move over the Gulf of California later on Friday. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher gusts. Although additional weakening is expected during the next day or so, Bud is forecast to still be a tropical storm when it reaches southern Baja California Sur late Thursday. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 mb (29.30 inches).
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    Look Ma, No Hands...

    Thank you for all of the orders for Newport-Bermuda and for Long Beach Race week. We just received our back-fill order for UPF 50+ Pro-Tech hoodies and Pro-Tech long sleeve crew shirts. Hop on it now and save up to 60%.
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    We have our first Spinner

    Quick update on former hurricane Bud. The once mighty storm has been downgraded to a lowly tropical storm but will still have an impact on the lower Baja peninsula. He is scheduled to arrive in Cabo overnight Thursday into Friday with heavy rain and still Tropical Storm force winds. This is track is unusual this early in the season.
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    Want a Bermuda ride?

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    Newport-Bermuda Wx 2018

    Between the random Gulf Stream gyres and high pressure systems popping up around the course, I susepct this years race will put a premium on navigation and weather more than most years. Good luck everyone and have a safe a pleasant trip to paradise.
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    We have our first Spinner

    The track remains basically the same with Cabo in the right front quadrant. We'll have to see how much more this storm winds down before landfall. Most models are in tight agreement on the track.
  14. DryArmour

    We have our first Spinner

    Beryl will be the second named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season whenever it decides to form. The Pacific has a different list.
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    We have our first Spinner

    My father in law "Hurricane Bud" is struggling a bit at the moment but I think once it gets more organized it will be an over achiever just like Aletta was. She was supposed to top out at a Cat 2 and ramped to a Cat 4 pretty quickly. Cabo looks to be on the hit parade for Bud. Likely degraded significantly from his peak glory but still formidable in size.