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DryArmour

Charelston Race Week- Weather and Team Gear

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Charleston Race Week is right around the corner. We are doing weather for some of the teams in the event and will post a broad brush forecast here. It is not too late to get your team some sweet team swag and if you order pretty quick, you can get it with cheap freight too. We have shirts, shorts, bags, hats, hoodies and more.

 

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Are PHRF Boats racing outside to be timed/scored by ORC?

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Are PHRF Boats racing outside to be timed/scored by ORC?

 

Boats that are racing on Course 5 offshore will be scored under ORC, except for the J/105 entries, which will be racing as one-designs. Boats entered in the Pursuit Classes will be scored under PHRF.

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Has CRW surpassed KWRW ???

 

is CRW worthy of a POPO Booking thread yet ?? (or is that a FL. thing)

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No and no-

 

If by attendance sure, it's got more boats but it's not remotely close to being in kw for a week or two or three...

 

It's generally cold, water is brown, launching and retrieving is a pita. And...it's not a week, a a weekend-

 

Two completely different animals- each has their merits- I do both every year, and have a good time at each venue

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Whichever one I'm at at..

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No and no-

 

If by attendance sure, it's got more boats but it's not remotely close to being in kw for a week or two or three...

 

It's generally cold, water is brown, launching and retrieving is a pita. And...it's not a week, a a weekend-

 

Two completely different animals- each has their merits- I do both every year, and have a good time at each venue

I wase theire laste weeke, 75 - 80 evreyday, oune overtcaste daye, and tradewinde licke breeze moeste of the time.

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What does a ORC cert cost?

 

Let CORA members race free.

 

There is an idea in order to grow the sport.

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Long range forecasts are suggesting that the unsettled weather for the Southeast will return on Friday afternoon evening the 21st. That is really beyond the reliable forecast horizon so take it with a grain of salt but an active pattern over the Pacific should send impulses diving into the region and this time of year that can make for some pretty violent weather as we have seen the past few days in the SE and mid Atlantic. More later as the tea leaves arrange.

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Violent Weather

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I will feel better on a 20,000lb boat..

 

Sail Safe!

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Sail Racer

 

Are you coming down this year? Didn't see your usual ride on the scratch sheet.

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Bust out the reaching sails!

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Not sure I am buying the current 80 degrees and sunny for Friday that is being widely advertised by the long range models. But you never know...might happen. 7 to 11 knots looks to be the rule if the forecast is right straight on through Sunday. Hope that changes to a tad more breeze.

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Really hope that builds. 7-11 in the ocean sucks

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Bump for updates

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Really hope that builds. 7-11 in the ocean sucks

DAGO SUCKS

 

But it's open for racing All year !

 

That doesn't Suck

 

Soo on average DAGO ain't Soo Bad

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Really hope that builds. 7-11 in the ocean sucks

DAGO SUCKS

 

But it's open for racing All year !

 

That doesn't Suck

 

Soo on average DAGO ain't Soo Bad

 

Theire ist the Woodeye factore to conssidere

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Bump for updates

 

What a difference a day makes. The forecast models are still in a fair amount of disagreement even with the placement and intensity of the macro features. There appears to be enough instability Friday through Sunday for moderate to severe Thunderstorms each afternoon. If you prefer the ECMWF model then Sunday could be quite interesting with a compact but vigorous low in the vicinity. Could be on the "stormy" side if this comes to fruition for the final day of racing. You can throw out the previous prognostication of little wind on Sunday of the models are correct. The GFS by the way is much slower and does not develop a low in the coastal SC region. NWS Charleston is looking at Wednesday as part of the "LONG TERM" forecast so even the local boys are hedging their bets on next weekend.

 

More later as the tea leaves arrange but pack your bags with a variety of sailing gear. One theme is in place in all of the models and that is warmer than average with highs about 80'F and plenty of humidity. Ideal conditions for the development of popcorn T-Storms.

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Hard to get excited about paying almost $500 to race PHRF/pursuit or even ORC/offshore against all the boats we race against on a regular basis.

 

Glad we're out this year.

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Anything new? leaving today

 

SA roll call

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I'm in with our new to us J105, Ruckus. I know, I Know but at least we'll have our own start. Weather still looks up in the air. Hopefully Mark will chime in with an updated forecast.Shameless plug, we just got some great shirts for the boat from Mark.

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One day will be cold and rainy, one day will be windy, one day will be dead...people will drink a lot- there will be current.

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I'm in with our new to us J105, Ruckus. I know, I Know but at least we'll have our own start. Weather still looks up in the air. Hopefully Mark will chime in with an updated forecast.Shameless plug, we just got some great shirts for the boat from Mark.

 

Matt: Thank you again for the order. I thought your shirts looked great as well. The weather is looking better. Sunny on Friday until two in the afternoon with nice breeze. Slight chance of rain later in the day. Saturday and Sunday are mostly cloudy. If they let you sail past 230PM on Sunday it could get damp. Looks fun regardless. Stay aboard. Stay out of THE ROOM and enjoy at least one Dark and Stormy for me.

 

EDIT: Yes, this was edited. I should have waited 20 more minutes to get the latest model runs.

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Say what you will, but had 3 great days of racing offshore this weekend. Big breeze and waves Fri and sat 10Matson Sunday.

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Say what you will, but had 3 great days of racing offshore this weekend. Big breeze and waves Fri and sat 10Matson Sunday.

 

It definitely looked like fun conditions. Good turnout and the parties also looked like a blast. Well done CRW crew!

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Mark, your forecast was spot on.

 

Finishing seconds between boats after 16 or 18mi race is a cool type of racing.

 

We had a great time! Some, are still there waiting for Salty Mikes to open..

 

Sail Safe!

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