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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. Aaah, finally going with plan A, an asymm furler. I think you will have fun with this !!
  2. Factually, it had little to do with being "part of the package". He got the Nav gig because the original navigator that was committed to the race had a back injury in January and bailed early enough for them to confirm Lew. That sounds like a little bitterness that Kinetic got a good navigator Lol I didnt think it would take long for a typical SA comment. No bitterness at all. Just the facts. I am glad they got Lew. He knows the boat and its nav systems and although new to a Vic Maui race, he has all the skills and has done the homework. Besides, the skipper and afterguard have a number of Vic Maui's under their belt and will no doubt add input. I let the owner know soon enough so he could confirm his alternate. You can crawl back into your hole now.
  3. I wish... I had been looking forward to doing the race again on a sled. I was the one with the back injury !! Have a great race it should be a blast in your division.
  4. Factually, it had little to do with being "part of the package". He got the Nav gig because the original navigator that was committed to the race had a back injury in January and bailed early enough for them to confirm Lew.
  5. I have looked and the kink in their track north of Tatoosh is just east of Duntze. Duntze is just about 1nm north of Tatoosh. The time interval between that point and the next one is 10 minutes giving them easily enough time to pass Duntze on port, and tack around to end up at their next tracker point. Too much drama.
  6. I don't see that at all. You are probably seeing the direct line between two tracker positions and the 10 minute update delay.
  7. Re: the part of the discussion that included music rock stars, Ron said he used to live next to one in Ireland and said "how is it that these guys had a chauffeur at 19, and took him 69 years to get his own ?" LOL
  8. A number of years ago, I opened a 1953 Corton and had to run it through a coffee filter to get rid of the sediment !!
  9. Ron made an interesting comment about wind in the slot when beating on Mirabella... He said on the windward deck the windspeed was around 20knots, but on the leeside deck, it was a gale... "try walking forward against 50knots in the slot!"
  10. The Milltown Marine & Boatyard in Vancouver?Nope. Very cold... Try another guess. Not that cold mate: http://www.ronhollanddesign.com/2016/06/09/silver-shamrock/I know Matt Cote forever. Actually met from my pro skiing days. Now it seems it's now in joint ownership with David Black and I can only think that the Black Press must be Conrad Black (and family): http://milltownmarina.ca/news/ Sorry to get off topic but quite interesting; for me anyway. Sorry mate, the reference to "cold" was the distance that your post was off the point of the thread, so I thought I'd tee you up for a second shot. You missed again
  11. The Milltown Marine & Boatyard in Vancouver?Nope. Very cold... Try another guess.
  12. A 0.4 kt SB. Every man's dream. I thought it was particularly strange that he had spent seven years waiting to find a junk-rigged boat so he could start learning how to sail. Huh? In no way is that hull a chinese design.
  13. Trite BS. You want a simple game for those that can't be bothered to read, learn, understand? Play tiddly winks.
  14. As befitting the unpretentious designers, we had some italian, no-nonsense, reliably good reds, and a bottle that Kim brought. It disappeared too fast to get a picture of the label !! Ron brought a Rioja and a white, as he put it, token Kiwi wine "to show te flag"