D Wayne G

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  1. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    True but in this fleet he might win in spite of himself.
  2. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Usually in fast boats.
  3. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Hey Roleur, you forgot Mail Order Bride!
  4. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    I stand corrected. Randy was sooooo far ahead we kind of forgot about him!
  5. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Weather.gc.ca, the guys who know Johnstone Strait are predicting typical but not extreme conditions for the Srait starting this evening. If that plays out you will see a very large gap between the first group and the next. Way more than 6 hours if the lead group carries on at least until Telegraph Cove tonight. Already blowing 22 at Fanny Island. Those that get past there tonight are going to make a killing! Things typically mellow out after that and conditions look to be pleasant sailing for the rest of the course. There are other forecasts though but I have faith in gc.ca.
  6. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    On year one only Elsi Piddock got through. On year two 5 or 6 got through. I stopped for four hours in Menzies Bay and that’s about what I missed the steak knives by. Both years the first through won. Can’t remember the stats from last year.
  7. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Russell didn’t enter the race to WIN IT. His goal was to do better than last year and he is clearly on track for that. It will be tough from here on in to stay ahead of the girls and get the rest he needs as it looks like there will be nice sailing conditions ahead. Speaking from experience I can say that a fast boat with a big crew is really hard to beat. The steak knives though, do look like a possibility and how cool would that be? I feel bad for the boys on Blue Flash. I’m getting a hernia willing them outta there. They still have an hour to get through and it looks like The Pool Room will pull it off. Riveting stuff!
  8. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Turned around. Those were gear busting conditions. Lots of attrition that year.
  9. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Russell played his cards perfectly. Middlenatch is where the currents reverse. From there south the flood trends north, from there north the flood trends south. Those ahead are bucking it while he still has favourable current. Not a minute sleep wasted!
  10. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    I remember that Steve. That was just before you turned around. That was a tough day.
  11. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Pretty sure he has lots of problems.
  12. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Russell came first, no surprise. Strait To The Poolroom fourth?? Big surprise!! Check out their bio.
  13. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    No surprise there.
  14. D Wayne G

    R2AK 2018

    Last I heard Roger is going full survival mode only rowing 8 hrs a day. Check out his Facebook page. No supplies, no GPS, only safety gear and film equipment including a drone. Doesn't sound like he is going for any speed record. Not sure how Gas Monkey fits into all of this.
  15. D Wayne G

    Getting equipment to and from Ketchikan

    Alaskan Air. A buck a pound from Seattle to Ketchikan. Shipped my motor that way both times I did the R2AK.