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A Flying Tiger and the Vanisle360


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#1 windwagon

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 08:45 PM

Here's a link to the current standings- http://www.vanisle36...php?p=8_8_Leg-8

Mai Tai is holding together in some pretty challenging conditions- the 2/3rds of the race was essentially a beat into winds up to 30 mph. Now that they've had some downwind conditions the boat is cleaning up- I believe they've won the last two legs in Division 2- one of which was down the outside of Vancouver Island in Heavy Offshore conditions.

Sounds like competitors boats have experienced broken masts, rudders, and keels- but the Flying Tiger was not amongst them. God I hope I don't jinx them for leg 9....

The boat is tougher than perceived!

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Posted 17 June 2011 - 03:18 PM

Eric Jespertsen is on the Tiger and he says it's some of the toughest racing he's ever done and he's done a lot.

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Posted 20 June 2011 - 12:14 AM

They ended up placing 2nd over all and leg nine beat the next boat in their div by an hour and half just a 90 mile down wind leg.

Eric Jespertsen is on the Tiger and he says it's some of the toughest racing he's ever done and he's done a lot.



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Posted 20 June 2011 - 01:07 AM

Not bad for a Chinese POS built by an asshole.

Hooray for Mai Tai!!!!!




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