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CowboyKell

Cabo race, Fast this year?

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Cabo race starts Friday, Saturday for the big boys. Looks like a real nice system moving through late Saturday. 25Kt to 30Kt NW winds. Should be a sliegh ride.

Friday starters a bit screwed waiting 20 to 30 hours for the wind to get them.

 

Wheres Mark and his usuall forecast'?

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As long as it's not 36 hours of beating into 30+kts this year I'll take it. Sleigh ride is right. Go the Condor!

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Do they have a cruiser class that allows engine use?

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Quit bitchin' about cruisers and check my spelling.

 

 

Oh yeah I forgot, I'm a forigner :lol:

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Nice video. It was good to see the big boats get a break with the weather this year - seems the little boats have dominated the Cabo Race the past couple of years.

 

Cheers,

 

opusone

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what is little

and that is all I can afford

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what is little

and that is all I can afford

 

That is all I can afford as well. My point was that the last couple of years have been dominated by the J125's and SC50's. The 70's were due to get into a weather pattern that they could benefit from. The bummer for the Friday starters was the slow first day - otherwise it would have been closer.

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need even smaller boats

leave thursday?

maybe some day I can go on a big yacht to that place

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GI owns it

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We enjoyed a good ride south on the Medusa after a painfully slow 36 hours. Good control in the breeze with no mishaps - but I don't think we saw quite as much breeze as the sleds had in this video. We saw low to mid 30's as our top wind speed but we had hours of 25-28. Impressed with the SC 52 as a battlewagon that can still get up and go! Also surprised the J-125's were as far back after 36 hours of pressure. Happy of course, but a little surprised. Great crew and fantastic owner - looking forward to another race soon.

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