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  1. Wet sand with 220?
  2. They are great boats. Just check the decks for soft spots...
  3. I respectfully, but fully disagree
  4. I heard Oracle is switching Jimmy out for Tom Brady - He's their only hope...
  5. There's always a market for cool, fast boats - supply and demand does come into play. The M24's are so spread out, the concentrations of them in any one place is relatively small, relegating most as PHRF "orphans" anyway.
  6. Martin 243. It's the fastest, and most comfortable to sail. No silly, legs over hiking and you stay dry out on the racks. Great in PHRF, good in light wind, and very fun downwind in heavy air. We've made a lot of improvements to our boat over the winter but thinking of selling after the summer to move on to the next project. If you are interested let me know. PM me if you would like to talk.
  7. Cool video Going 12kts in a Laser is WAY more fun than going 25kts on a 65ft'er... Sure Moths are fun - but - a very nice Laser is less $$ than one moth foil...
  8. It is ambiguous and the SI's should be changed. Why not just call them marks of the course and leave them to port or stbd depending on which way you go around?
  9. Perfect. 12-18 all weekend.
  10. Offshore would imply not cutting between the mark and land....not sure if that requires you to actually round them though...
  11. I was sailing in Newport. Sad to miss Off Soundings. Looking forward to next year though!
  12. Sounds like there were two smart boats that that sailed the proper course much better than the others and a few are angry that they took the "long way 'round" for no reason. Good on the smart boats, more time for mudslides.
  13. The placement of W is somewhat irrelevant. If I were sailing from SW Point to 1BI I certainly wouldn't have sailed around the island to do so, it's a straight line from SW Point to 1BI, no land interference. Sailing around the island to the east is a lot of extra distance... IF the RC wanted an around the island race the course should have been W,4,5,B or something of the sort with a mark to the east of the island.
  14. Tacking duel!!!!
  15. April fools!!! I hope...