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  1. John MacLaurin. RIP.

    One of the good guys of sailing. Six Pendragons by my count, 5 Davidsons and 1 Farr 40. Throw in a Davidson 30 (morc) an ultimate 30 of sorts and when I first raced against him, a Peterson 25 1/4 ton (shadowfax). Sailed on the 1st two Pens' and the morc stardancer. The purple boat was the most fun (before the keel was put on) especially in light air and chop. Was untouchables! I remember the Cal YC juniors ask on a whim if they could use Pen' II for their junior cruise to Catalina. "Just have it back by Wednesday night".
  2. DH Pac Cup boat

    This years transpac class winner has. They have a Facebook page. Search "Dark star racing"
  3. SB/KH #45

    Extending the boom another 5' wouldn't hurt either. how do the big sails affect the balance?
  4. SB/KH #45

    Yep, it requires a match and a little lighter fluid!
  5. Random PicThread

    Ground zero? The bridge survived?
  6. Plastrend/Composite Technology 1976 Peterson 1/4 Ton

    Star Eyed Stella was at SWYC in the late '70s. would be very surprised if she was still there. Mmmm well into the 80's at least It's still there. Looking a little beat up. And not from sailing!
  7. Can YOU land a plane if you have to?

    Bad ass!
  8. Paul Whiting designs

    Unfortunately it got wiped out by a hurricane.
  9. Trump protest regatta? Did they not score the race? That's a lot of participation trophies to hand out!
  10. 58!!!!

    Pffft- big deal- I can rack up a 58 in nine holes- fuckin tosser took all 18 holes? Lazy twat And that includes 3 putting the windmill!
  11. Hotfoot 20 hoist

  12. Cheap light wind PHRF machine..

    Holder 20 with a masthead chute. Unbeatable in the very light stuff. 2 up it sailed right by a Moore 24 and caught up to a j92 in a 10 mile race.
  13. NOOD's San Diego March 18-20

    They did more wing on wing sailing than reaching. So no big adjustment from j24 sailing! Jay Golison owns the viper with Steve Flam.
  14. Sled Driver - Blackbird Stories

    Great find. Thanks
  15. "National Cleavage Day"

    The most unbelievable part of that fantasy is that it's happening on a single aisle four-across regional jet. Imagine what kind of service row 1,2, and 3 get!