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  1. i550

    I think the 50 lbs of outboard motor hanging off the back might be effecting how she's sitting in that picture. In the light stuff, the i550 is a "keep the knuckle in the water" boat for sure. And the 350lb of crew can overcome any balance issues created by the 185lb keel. One of the reasons I went with the long cockpit because it give you another position forward (at the shrouds). We should have some first hand sailing experience soon. Kevin. I can only imagine how much it will effect it when its off the dock & on the back of the boat then
  2. "Heaven Can Wait" 24 hour Yacht Race

    VB can raft with jury rig. Figure if we run aground we just pick it up! Ballasted by a big esky. Performance should increase every 15-20 mins. I still stand by the claim the naviguessers were to blame????? Every 15-20 minutes........what's wrong with ya you pussy
  3. "Heaven Can Wait" 24 hour Yacht Race

    Arrogant pricks (the committee, not you guys that sail there). They wouldn't know a good thing if it bit them in the arse. If any other club on the lake would get their shyte together, the aging tossers at Belmont would be left with virtually no one. It's little wonder I'd rather sail on the other side of the bay even though the courses are shyte, the starts are shyte and the competition isn't all that great. I say exclude em from anything to do with the event from here on in. And when the weekend has the status of the other major regattas on the east coast (and in time it will, I'm sure HCW will attest to that) and they want to get involved, tell them not so politely to piss off you bunch of cork suckers. Little wonder the bloody sport is dissappearing up it's own arse! Rant over, but I'm still fuming. Arrogant pricks.
  4. "Heaven Can Wait" 24 hour Yacht Race

    Ok - so I've now sold the yacht and the magic, which doesn't leave me a ride for the HCW. Anyone needing a crew? Let me know BB
  5. "Heaven Can Wait" 24 hour Yacht Race

    DCMJ, If you get stuck for accomadation, you can bunk at my place. As for a ride, the plan is to enter both my boats (magic 25 and 35 foot yacht) so as HWC as already pointed out you've got no problems. Just get yourself here and we'll sort you out.
  6. "Heaven Can Wait" 24 hour Yacht Race

    "Russells comment to me when I asked him to support the HcW - "it's a lot of work you realise?" ". "H", you don't need them - self centred arragant ass wipes. Sure it's a lot of work, what the farrk does he think your doing? If he can't be arsed to help out (when that's his full time job - read paid position - then just wipe him all together!!! The race will succeed without their help!!!!