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  1. IMR

    Route du Rhum 2018

    Maybe next time at straps the pavlok watch to him balls. Bet he can’t stay asleep during the shock.
  2. IMR

    Sailing today

    She got a ring on the finger, great wife. For the 2016 Pac cup, I left her at home with a 3 month old and a 23 month old.
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    Sailing today

    Took the wife out sailing today, she loved it. She is still learning, she went to sailing camp this summer. Photo to make it real, took my dad’s boat out it’s a little more forgiving than the race boats I sail on.
  4. IMR

    Improbable

    I have seen a few "holding tanks" that had a pipe going straight through to a discharge. Not uncommon to find on old boats.
  5. Here is the bag we have it stayed dry. http://marine.the-justgroup.com/shop/accessories/dan-bag-dan-buoy-holder/
  6. They sell a bag holder that keeps the water off of them. Get it it works well, we used one on the moore 24 in Pac cup without issue. It did not inflate during that trip because of the bag holder. Let me say it was a wet trip.
  7. IMR

    what's your top boatspeed in a J boat?

    Here we are at a smooth 24 knots with the a2.5 up. TWS was only 26 knots. We had a kiteboarder 100 feet off the bow with eyes about as big as pumpkins.
  8. IMR

    Full Main + HW Jib?

    I have used both a reefable #1 and #3. The #1 just had a second higher clew this made a jib top. The 3 had both a second clew and tack. We went to the high clew first, making a blast teacher and then to the second tack to be a heavy weather jib for the offshore rules.
  9. IMR

    Sealing dyneema rope in a thru-hull

    we use pro-set, works great.
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    Non-spinnaker TP-52 spinnaker pole

    Silly just switch to ayso kites on a 5 string set up. Easy for double handing
  11. IMR

    Jib up with assym on sportboat?

    So we take it down with the #1 and #2, around the cans when it’s #3 weather we leave it up. Offshore we set a spin staysail in anything over 14 knots tws. Bbs the downwind legs were short this year with the flood. So with that said on a 15 minuet run we did not want to spend 2 minuet fucking around with a #3 jib. Your results may vary.
  12. IMR

    Are Mount Gay Rum Hats Cool?

    Love the hats, I wear them oldest to newest. Current hat is 2000 Pac cup, when I loose it I move to the next one.
  13. IMR

    Jib up with assym on sportboat?

    With the #3 we did not want to send the bow guys to the bow and the pit to the pit. We wanted full hike, as we were trying to pass the timeshaver, and we did before the bottom mark of that leg.