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#1 Shorthanded

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:05 AM

We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:19 AM

We saw High 18's and had everyone on the back rail

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:35 AM

We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.


We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 11:24 AM


We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.


We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.

That was you....saw the IMX38 and somebody grabbed the scratch sheet. They said Mongoose from Thunderbay.....then I gave you the Strange Brew jingle. Someone from your rail yelled something back about back bacon. Beauty!

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 12:49 PM

22.2 kts on the gps, might have been higher but was driving and kind of busy at the time. This was just before Grays when we got the breeze others were enjoying (25 or so at the time).

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 01:00 PM

16.65 on Raven about 6 miles south of Gray's reef...double wave surf action. Gotta love it! :D

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 02:46 PM

Not sure what our peak was, but we were consistently doing 18 and 19 for a while. We peaked somewhere in the 20's...

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 02:51 PM

17.5 knots with a 120 SqM kite up on a J/109. Lots of round ups

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 02:59 PM

19.1 knots before Gray's Reef

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 03:02 PM



We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.


We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.

That was you....saw the IMX38 and somebody grabbed the scratch sheet. They said Mongoose from Thunderbay.....then I gave you the Strange Brew jingle. Someone from your rail yelled something back about back bacon. Beauty!


I thought that was you - funny as hell! Hosers. :D

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 03:09 PM

18.5 on a 105. Steady as shit. Good surf.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 03:11 PM

17.6 on a 105 just before the block on the end of the pole exploded near the Manitou lighthouse. Best wipeout I've been part of in a 105.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 03:34 PM

18.9 screaming & surfing.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 03:50 PM

We saw 14.7 on the Farr 37. Nice race Shorthanded.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:14 PM

We saw 14.7 on the Farr 37. Nice race Shorthanded.

Thanks man. We managed to keep the boat on her feet and had minimal damage - just a small tear in the runner that was easily repaired.

My bro was driving when we hit 14.4 and he said we surfed down one wave and just seemed to pop over the next wave ahead. It was freaking awesome! He admitted after the race that that was the most wind he's ever driven with a kite and he did a phenomenal job.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:15 PM

The J/130 doesn't peak out at super high speeds rather maintains a very high number for a super long time. We hit 16's & 17's & stay there. There was something special about the last jibe for Grays Reef light. We'd never had more fun on that boat since we started sailing her in 1997 (sailing).

Nice race Shorthanded.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:21 PM

Smokum Too hit boat record 14.5, but that wasn't the scary one. Blast of fun, we'll never forget. Rums to all

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:22 PM

Our speedo goes to eleven!

MARTY: Ahh...oh, I see....
NIGEL: Eleven...eleven...eleven....
MARTY: ..and most of these amps go up to ten....
NIGEL: Exactly.
MARTY: Does that mean itís...louder? Is it any louder?
NIGEL: Well, itís one louder, isnít it? Itís not ten. You see, most...most blokes, you know, will be playing at ten. Youíre
on ten here...all the way up...all the way up....
MARTY: Yeah....
NIGEL: ...all the way up. Youíre on ten on your guitar...where can you go from there? Where?
MARTY: I donít know....
NIGEL: Nowhere. Exactly. What we do is if we need that extra.. push over the cliff...you know what we do?
MARTY: Put it up to eleven.
NIGEL: Eleven. Exactly. One louder.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 04:50 PM

Smokum Too hit boat record 14.5, but that wasn't the scary one. Blast of fun, we'll never forget. Rums to all

Great job, Smokum Too! You guys sailed one hell of a race.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 05:42 PM

We saw 17.1 going into Grey's aboard Spirit Walker...nice feeling.



Nice job Spirit Walker! The most we saw on the Majic bus was 14.5 with the 1.5 chute up. So good to have some awesome drivers on board. Not a single wipe out, ripped sail or anything broken. Saw 30 quite a bit.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 05:44 PM

Hey Nigel your speedo will go even higher than 11 if you flip it to MPH instead of knots. Then you'll have a faster boat. Little tip there for ya.

Our speedo goes to eleven!

MARTY: Ahh...oh, I see....
NIGEL: Eleven...eleven...eleven....
MARTY: ..and most of these amps go up to ten....
NIGEL: Exactly.
MARTY: Does that mean itís...louder? Is it any louder?
NIGEL: Well, itís one louder, isnít it? Itís not ten. You see, most...most blokes, you know, will be playing at ten. Youíre
on ten here...all the way up...all the way up....
MARTY: Yeah....
NIGEL: ...all the way up. Youíre on ten on your guitar...where can you go from there? Where?
MARTY: I donít know....
NIGEL: Nowhere. Exactly. What we do is if we need that extra.. push over the cliff...you know what we do?
MARTY: Put it up to eleven.
NIGEL: Eleven. Exactly. One louder.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 05:57 PM

13.9, topping last year's 13.8 on Fuzzy Logic, D34. Lots of consistent 11s and 12s. Good times, and kudos to Smokum Too. Well done.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 06:03 PM

Saw 16.5 on "Program" - 36.7..........

A couple of slight wipeouts, nothing major......

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 06:05 PM

17 knots with the bow two feet under water and a full load in the pants on Nat J. Taking Julianna (Sassy) to leeward in Grey's Reef and leading them to the finish was a highlight.

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 01:37 AM

I know it's been asked and challenged a zillion times,
But can someone post some actual track
logs of these event occuring. Not hours worth
just a few sustained bursts of > 18's on a J/105 and some 20 second
intervals for a few miles on either side,
One person out of a thousand 18 "tease" claims would
make a better story. It only costs a medium and your
time to download it.

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 01:55 AM

We saw 16+ on one wave with the 160 sq. mtr. kite and we were able to get to 13+ with the #3 and main. I think the coolest was surfing a four-wave train that felt like one endless ride. Good times.

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 04:30 AM

18.1 on a Sydney 38. We did have one good wipe when we were blasted with 45kt gusts.

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 04:37 PM

We saw 12.9 knots on a Tartan 41. Only had one wipeout. We may have seen higher speeds Sunday morning but we were too busy taking the .75 down in 30+ knots of wind.


41 or 4100? If it was a 41 you have cheated death, quit sailing now.

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 04:46 PM


We saw 12.9 knots on a Tartan 41. Only had one wipeout. We may have seen higher speeds Sunday morning but we were too busy taking the .75 down in 30+ knots of wind.


41 or 4100? If it was a 41 you have cheated death, quit sailing now.

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 10:10 PM

17.7 was the top speed on our Farr 40 in 33.3 knots true. No wipe outs and actually did 3 gybes. Great time. Stayed above 14 knots for a long period of time. What a great time!

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Posted 29 July 2006 - 10:37 PM

Smokum Too hit boat record 14.5, but that wasn't the scary one. Blast of fun, we'll never forget. Rums to all


Al - nice job on the race.

Encino - call me and we'll compare races.

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Posted 30 July 2006 - 05:20 AM

We saw 12.9 knots on a Tartan 41. Only had one wipeout. We may have seen higher speeds Sunday morning but we were too busy taking the .75 down in 30+ knots of wind.



Jim, Paul, Andy, Ray, Bob, Steve...who is this??? I know for a fact we hit 13.5 on Lionheart in 2002...and you must have hit near that last year when you won...Gift rating I say ;>)

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Posted 30 July 2006 - 01:26 PM


Smokum Too hit boat record 14.5, but that wasn't the scary one. Blast of fun, we'll never forget. Rums to all

Al_M, the boat record was 64 ounces/minute.

The Mount Gay should be in plastic bottles so that the rum can be forcibly squeezed out to achieve such rates.



Thanks for the howl, Encinoman. It was about 20 mins for the frist 60 pounder and that was after we figured we got the Section 6. It wasn't until around 10 in the Pony that our Tactician figured out - Holy Shit boys, think we got it all... Cheers

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Posted 30 July 2006 - 05:59 PM

16.3 kts with the .75oz on Rally 36.7 in ~25kts of air

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 01:18 AM

about 2.8.

Man was that a slow fucking race!

13.8 was our top on a J30

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 02:07 AM

We saw 16.5 on Rally, a Beneteau 36.7. Great ride.

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 03:07 AM

15.80 on the 19,000 lb Goblin.

Scary fast stuff, man.

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 03:26 AM

17.4 on the J120 Perserverance, going thru Manatou Madness. Lost the .5 runnner at that point. Went to the .75 full size reacher, that made it tough to stay deep enough. Hung out in the 14 - 15's for almost the whole way up to the reef. What a great ride.
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Posted 31 July 2006 - 03:42 AM

22.7 or .8 just North of the Manitous. Best part was taking Julianna to leeward just after rounding Gray's Rf Bell buoy at 19 kts with only a jib and screecher hangin out. Then blowing by Natalie J to leeward at 19-21's with the same sail combo and Gamera all lit up blowin by the Natalie to windward doing 21's etc.

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 04:33 AM

We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts.


Must be time for a new half ounce!

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 02:06 PM

18.1 on a Sydney 38. We did have one good wipe when we were blasted with 45kt gusts.



Congrats Fast Laser...nice race for you guys!

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 10:37 PM


We saw 17.1 going into Grey's aboard Spirit Walker...nice feeling.



Nice job Spirit Walker! The most we saw on the Majic bus was 14.5 with the 1.5 chute up. So good to have some awesome drivers on board. Not a single wipe out, ripped sail or anything broken. Saw 30 quite a bit.


hey, don't sell us short-- Andy got a 15; I think you were asleep at the time. That was after our watch was over, when the waves were getting longer/faster/harder to catch, and Andy stayed up for a little to beat Chucky's best.

great race-- personally, I think we could have put up the 3/4 that morning, but I wouldn't have been the one to pay the repair bill... And we probably still wouldn't have caught S.Walker-- well done, guys!

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 02:44 AM

22.7 or .8 just North of the Manitous. Best part was taking Julianna to leeward just after rounding Gray's Rf Bell buoy at 19 kts with only a jib and screecher hangin out. Then blowing by Natalie J to leeward at 19-21's with the same sail combo and Gamera all lit up blowin by the Natalie to windward doing 21's etc.


I have a pic of Gamera on my phone blowing by us. F'ing awesome, I was a hootin' and a hollerin'. We were still hitting twelves and they made quick work of us.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 01:25 PM


We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.


We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.


Good time with the Mongoose crew on the Island. Hope your trip back to TB was safe.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 01:50 PM

16.8 coming into Gray's blowing about 25 or so.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 02:21 PM

Drivin at night in that stuff was a hoot. Reminded me of last year's race just ratcheted up - as they say the amps go to 11.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 03:18 PM

We saw 13.9 twice on Bella Luna 36.7...once at 3 in the am moments before a lovely chinese jibe into jibe and broach...HAWT! The second time was in the afternoon approaching Greys Reef, under .75, in something like 30-35 on the ass.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 03:25 PM

17.4 on the J120 Perserverance, going thru Manatou Madness. Lost the .5 runnner at that point. Went to the .75 full size reacher, that made it tough to stay deep enough. Hung out in the 14 - 15's for almost the whole way up to the reef. What a great ride.
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I was on Persrverance with Zeb hanging onto the kite when we wiped out and blew up th 0.5oz

17.4 was quite a ride.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 03:26 PM

Damn, there were a lot of us out there!

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 03:30 PM

Damn, there were a lot of us out there!



Yeah, we were all just going too fast at the time to count SA'ers ...

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 04:22 PM

We hit a brief 15.8 on Striking coming down the back side of a monster up near the Manitous. The whole focus at that point was to keep the sprit out of the next wave. There was a moment that I thought I might have been one of the select few to Chinese a sprit boat.

Had a nice run of 10+ for a bit with the kite up in probably a little too much breeze. Didn't want to take it down, owner needed his sleep... :ph34r:

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 08:40 PM



We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.


We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.


Good time with the Mongoose crew on the Island. Hope your trip back to TB was safe.


Pretty quiet, but good weather. A bunch of us drove back from Sault Ste. Marie, and Eric took the boat across Superior with his girlfriend - they showed up last night just in time for Monday night pursuit. All's good. We had a hoot, especially on... Monday? Tuesday? Tuesday. I drank WAY too much. Still recovering.

Check out some pics Peter took along the way - some are pretty good.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 09:27 PM

We hit 14.0 but had numerous 13's on Beneteau 44.7 loaded down with too much weight.

At the time we had a nice Doyle .9 up, can not believe it didn't blow out, nice work Doyle!

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 01:24 AM




We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.


We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.


Good time with the Mongoose crew on the Island. Hope your trip back to TB was safe.


Pretty quiet, but good weather. A bunch of us drove back from Sault Ste. Marie, and Eric took the boat across Superior with his girlfriend - they showed up last night just in time for Monday night pursuit. All's good. We had a hoot, especially on... Monday? Tuesday? Tuesday. I drank WAY too much. Still recovering.

Check out some pics Peter took along the way - some are pretty good.

I see Mongoose had the three Hansen brothers onboard. Did you guys have to put the foil on at any point?

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 01:29 AM





We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.


We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.


Good time with the Mongoose crew on the Island. Hope your trip back to TB was safe.


Pretty quiet, but good weather. A bunch of us drove back from Sault Ste. Marie, and Eric took the boat across Superior with his girlfriend - they showed up last night just in time for Monday night pursuit. All's good. We had a hoot, especially on... Monday? Tuesday? Tuesday. I drank WAY too much. Still recovering.

Check out some pics Peter took along the way - some are pretty good.

I see Mongoose had the three Hansen brothers onboard. Did you guys have to put the foil on at any point?


We don't take it off. Scary thing is - two wear glasses and all three have had long hair. And, oh yeah - we all play hockey - dirty.

Go Chiefs!

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 01:43 AM

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We saw 14.4 on Shorthanded with the .5 oz runner in >30 kts. We submarined once....which was kind of interesting. Glad the foredeck hatch was closed.[/quote]

We hit just over 14 on Mongoose with a 1.5oz - we never saw 30kts tho... 26 tops. Scary as hell at 3am especially with other boats rounding up all around us. Props to our driver. Shorthanded - good race btw. I think you passed us Sunday afternoon... :unsure: but we passed you back at some point... mostly a blur.
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Good time with the Mongoose crew on the Island. Hope your trip back to TB was safe.
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Pretty quiet, but good weather. A bunch of us drove back from Sault Ste. Marie, and Eric took the boat across Superior with his girlfriend - they showed up last night just in time for Monday night pursuit. All's good. We had a hoot, especially on... Monday? Tuesday? Tuesday. I drank WAY too much. Still recovering.

Check out some pics Peter took along the way - some are pretty good.
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I see Mongoose had the three Hansen brothers onboard. Did you guys have to put the foil on at any point?
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We don't take it off. Scary thing is - two wear glasses and all three have had long hair. And, oh yeah - we all play hockey - dirty.

Go Chiefs!
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Nice! Dirty is the only way to play. Two of the brothers (Steve and Jeff Carlson) actually played minor league in my home town.

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 01:45 AM

15.2 (speedo, not GPS) on a 36.7, house record apparently. The owner and his son were sleeping, Caneesq was at the helm.

/I think the speedo was calibrated slow though, seemed faster to me.
//sustained above 12 for a good hour.

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 01:51 AM

15.2 (speedo, not GPS) on a 36.7, house record apparently. The owner and his son were sleeping, Caneesq was at the helm.

/I think the speedo was calibrated slow though, seemed faster to me.
//sustained above 12 for a good hour.

Good on ya for not going by GPS. There can be a decent current inside the Manitous thus inflating the max speed. Sounds like it was running around three knots as I've heard from a few that they were hitting 14's on the speedo and saw 17+ on the GPS. We only watched the speedo. I was taunting my bro that he hadn't broken my record of 14.7. Record still stands. Bro had a blast anyway.

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 04:29 AM

Drivin at night in that stuff was a hoot. Reminded me of last year's race just ratcheted up - as they say the amps go to 11.


I also was hoping for a repeat after last year. Going fast at night kicks ass!

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 02:56 PM

16.7 SOG on a Farr 395.

And then we wiped out and broke all our shit.

The end.

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 03:06 PM

18-19 kt (GPS) on Heartbreaker, 1D35

Round-up.

kite gone.

game over, please insert .25$. One of the best drives ever.

Limped into the island wing and wing doin' 16-17kt (surfing).

:D

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 09:29 PM

18-19 kt (GPS) on Heartbreaker, 1D35

Round-up.

kite gone.

game over, please insert .25$. One of the best drives ever.

Limped into the island wing and wing doin' 16-17kt (surfing).

:D


Confirmed. We saw your round up and your kite slowly sink into the reat abyss (feel sorry for the school of walleye that got caught up in it).

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 09:50 PM


18-19 kt (GPS) on Heartbreaker, 1D35

Round-up.

kite gone.

game over, please insert .25$. One of the best drives ever.

Limped into the island wing and wing doin' 16-17kt (surfing).

:D


Confirmed. We saw your round up and your kite slowly sink into the reat abyss (feel sorry for the school of walleye that got caught up in it).


Correction - There is no Walleye in Lake Michigan. Salmon, yes. Walleye, no.




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