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#1 bowdude1

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 03:41 AM

Had a small incident at the leeward mark of the SFYC Resin Regatta on Saturday. Ashley was able to show up the second the boat hit the dock and turned this:

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Into this, allowing us to race Sunday. She wouldn't even let me get her dinner. I owe you, thanks for letting us get back out on the water Sunday.

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#2 SeaWay

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 04:07 AM

Better get that replacement rego sticker sorted out....

Its great when you can find someone who understands how important it is to get back out sailing ASAP.

SW

#3 Thiepval

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 05:02 PM

Cameron: "Ferris Bewler, you're my hero....."

#4 flaps15

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 06:09 PM

Thanks Ashley!


















I think duct tape would have worked till Monday ;)

#5 fatdaddy

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 06:18 PM

So were you the port tacker that did not make it across?

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#6 Shife

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 07:00 PM

Ashley is certainly a class act.

#7 NoWorries

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 10:52 PM

Would this sort of thing ahve anything to do with the name of the regatta?

#8 born2sail

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 11:39 PM

Ashley is certainly a class act.

I'll second that...and she makes damn fine sailing gear, too!

#9 Shife

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 11:39 PM

I'll second that...and she makes a damn fine sailing gear, too!

Indeed she does.

#10 bowdude1

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 02:49 AM

So were you the port tacker that did not make it across?

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No, I was the guy that rounded the gate the right way that got hit by a boat that rounded from the outside towards the inside of the gate.

#11 Recidivist

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 02:54 AM

No, I was the guy that rounded the gate the right way that got hit by a boat that rounded from the outside towards the inside of the gate.

OK - if he was such a dumbass, what were you doing back there with him? :ph34r:




BTW - nice patch job Ashley. ;)

#12 bowdude1

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 04:08 AM

Thanks, the day an Alerion 28 beats me in a melges around the course I will give my boat away and never sail again.

#13 Christian

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 04:13 AM

Ashley is certainly a class act.

And she cooks..................pretty well ;)

#14 amperrin

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 05:25 AM

Thanks for the cheerleading guys but it was really not a hassle at all. If I am that awesome maybe you guys can find a date for me cause I can't :unsure:

Anyways I am glad I was able to help you guys get back on the water and I hope you have a great regatta next weekend. Just pass the favors along thats what sailings all about ^_^

#15 bowdude1

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 02:19 PM

Dave is single now...

#16 MoMP

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Posted 05 May 2007 - 01:00 AM

Thanks for the cheerleading guys but it was really not a hassle at all. If I am that awesome maybe you guys can find a date for me cause I can't :unsure:

Anyways I am glad I was able to help you guys get back on the water and I hope you have a great regatta next weekend. Just pass the favors along thats what sailings all about ^_^


OH! COME ON NOW!!! If I wern't married, I would have already brought you out! You're hot and cool and ya know it! You'll do well!

#17 stanlutz

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Posted 05 May 2007 - 02:30 AM

I'm not trying to flame but looks like you did not have too much fun with the 4" grinder, or just blasted away from the inside? How'd you do it? Good photos. paper, etc taped on the outside & did all work on the inside? poly, vinyl, pox? Either way 8 hours, looks great.

#18 thefuture

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Posted 05 May 2007 - 05:30 AM

Is this a picture of it?

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#19 PressureDrop

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Posted 08 May 2007 - 12:33 AM

If I blow that pic up and read the sail number that is USA 378 which is owned by M24Sailor, sorry man, had to do it. But I would bet that shot is from the Annapolis Noods recently. I'm sure he might have a comment once he finds it, but I wont say the obvious about the duck. :rolleyes:

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#20 NewDogBalls

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 08:10 PM

SCA would be out of their minds not to bring her along!



#21 Hase

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 08:18 PM

Go Ashley!!!!!!!!1



#22 Raz'r

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 08:40 PM

Asking these guys to be match makers?  Not only good with boat repair, but brave too!



#23 couchsurfer

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:59 AM

 ................... She wouldn't even let me get her dinner. ............

 

 

 ...........................maybe you guys can find a date for me cause I can't unsure.gif.....................

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.....seems yer should be a little less obsessed on your dream if you want that........'love's all around ya,I'm sure!

 

............probably best t'wait till after the VO though  ;)

 

 

 

 

.................go th'    ASHLEY!!!!



#24 Beck's

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 04:05 AM

I can't tell a lie.. i almost killed Ashley on the top of the rig going transatlantic..... she spun around the mast head with great style....in a big seaway... Go Ashley have fun....



#25 DogBalls

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 05:15 AM

I can't tell a lie.. i almost killed Ashley on the top of the rig going transatlantic..... she spun around the mast head with great style....in a big seaway... Go Ashley have fun....

I've heard about that one from her....



#26 HFC Hunter

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:33 PM

Ash, you rock and are loved by token kiwis!
You live the life the rest of us dream of!!

#27 Dixie

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 07:25 PM

I can't tell a lie.. i almost killed Ashley on the top of the rig going transatlantic..... she spun around the mast head with great style....in a big seaway... Go Ashley have fun....

I've heard about that one from her....

Me too.  It's an epic story.  I've learned so much from her over the years.  Go Ashley!  



#28 Christian

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 11:38 PM

I can't tell a lie.. i almost killed Ashley on the top of the rig going transatlantic..... she spun around the mast head with great style....in a big seaway... Go Ashley have fun....


Yeah the "plan" the two of you came up with had a couple of holes in it...................just sayin

#29 DogBalls

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 04:06 PM

Good luck to SCA without Ash.  Should something break, it won't get fixed right.  Should there be a MOB, there won't be an ISAF certified saftey at sea instructor on board.  Should one of the other girls crack a nail, have a heavy flow day, emotional breakdown, be a bitch, they'll be one down.  

 

None of this shit would happen with Ash on board.



#30 pogen

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 06:20 PM

I hope she gets a chance and gets a ride.   It will be the best staffing decision the skipper ever made.



#31 Corvo

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 10:41 PM

Better get that replacement rego sticker sorted out....

Considering it expired six years ago, I wouldn't worry too much about it. ;)

Nice work, Ashley!