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  1. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Any predictions on how far east he gets before getting spit back out?!?!
  2. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Ya - I will bet the boys at S. Francis would be pretty stoked to have him come in for a beer....... (in his blazer and ascot of course).....
  3. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    no, he's still too far away. he will be lucky if he passes that by sunset. Whoops - my mistake... I changed the view on the Farallones cam but I think it is a static pic (not live feed) like the SF cams....
  4. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    I just changed views and I think we can see him!
  5. Older well known IOR Boats

    In the very first pic of Cofica (post 547 - by IanW) it would appear that they are sailing with both running backs on?!?! One is slightly eased compared to the other.... Can anyone explain this (or why they are doing this) to me.... Just wondering if I am missing some kind of old school trimming "trick"....
  6. Older well known IOR Boats

    See cms' post # 310 Was looking for more in addition to the 83 stuff. (85?) But thanks for pointing me back - I did miss it!
  7. Older well known IOR Boats

    Hey cms.... GREAT POSTS!!! Any chance you have the French entries as well (83/85)?
  8. women of sa calendar

    There is a bow-gal in our fleet that has lost two teeth (on two different occasions) to spinnaker poles.... She just heads off to the dentist to get them put back together, and she looks as good as new! Tough as nails!
  9. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    My "spider sense" tells me NOT to zoom in on this one...... lol
  10. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    Whoops... My mistake. I misread the above attachment.... The text in the attachment makes reference to the 84 One Ton Cup - not AC. It mentions that there was 2 boats named Fair Lady and Faire Lady. Both Beneteau IOR One Tons. Also mentions that there were 2 more boats, both named Coyote?!?! And both of these were also Beneteau IOR One Tons. Does any of our European buddies know the details or the histories of these? I guess my understanding at this point is that there are two 1984 versions and two 1985 versions. One of each are still in Europe and one of each were sent to North America. Anyone know what the differences are and which were sent over to NA?? Also if names were changed, too what?? I love to hear the history of these boat, and I am sure you can guess why.... Also FYI - one of these are for sail in the SA classifieds (Godspeed) for a pretty reasonable price!
  11. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    is there a page for the American team in that program? Would love to see that if possible. On the off chance that you are taking requests, would you happen to have the 84 version of the French/France page?!?! Thanks in advance!!
  12. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    I have heard conflicting statements that this boat (Fair Lady / Fiere Lady) went on to become MOONRAKER....? Any info? Lettering and paint looks the same in this brochure...
  13. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    RE COYOTE There must be a sister ship in Europe. We go past COYOTE every Friday here in Hawaii at the Ali Wai Fuel Dock. There is no black on it though?!?! My understanding is that she came straight from San Francisco to Hawaii. Third attachment is racing in San Francisco..... Forth shot is very recent in Hawaii..... cheers!
  14. Some of my old sailing photos 2

    MOONRAKER in Larry's photo - Beneteau One Ton IOR My understanding of the history of this boat.... (please correct, or add) Designer: Barret/Fauraux/Finot Builder: Beneteau France 1984 12 were built and several were raced (quite successfully) by France in the (84?) Admiral's Cup. Half of them were packed up and shipped to the US to kickstart Beneteau's entry into racing markets in North America. 1) Fair Lady was sent to Detroit where its name was changed to Moonraker. She was fairly prominent in the Detroit fleet. She was recently sold and is now racing in San Diego. 2) Coyote was sent to San Francisco and she was also quite visible in the San Francisco racing scene (B. Trouble?!?). Now located in Hawaii... 3) Advantage was sent to Detroit/Chicago. Was less successful than Moonraker 4) Air Mail sent to Chesapeake B. were she is still raced today 5) God Speed (possibly this boat formerly had name Glory?!?!) now located in Texas (and is currently listed in the SA Classifieds) Any more info on these boats would be much appreciated!!