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In Topic: My newest project

Today, 02:00 AM

Happy Birthday Bob!

In Topic: Stays Using Roller Clamcleat 256 and Sampson Amsteel

21 June 2016 - 07:07 PM

Only real issue I'd have is likelihood of & subsequent consequences of an unintentional release from the cam cleat. With a back stay tensioner or vang, it's not a big deal...lose ideal sail shape till you can get it back on...

Depending on how you're rigged, with a stay, you could lose the rig...

In Topic: Transitioning from racing to cruising/low key racing

21 June 2016 - 12:00 PM

How about an Olson 911/911S? Or it's bigger brother the 34? An Express 34 would be nice to...

In Topic: Blue Angels - Thunderbirds

11 June 2016 - 04:02 PM


In Topic: Blue Angels - Thunderbirds

11 June 2016 - 03:54 AM

Great analysis as usual. Only question on the low pullout is there's ~12 secs in the video from when we lose sight of him below the tree line to the appearance of post impact smoke above tree line...seems long to me and makes me wonder if it was a low pull out, then squatted the jet and maybe GLOCed at very low alt, flew a little longer till impact...

But as you so succinctly said, we won't know until the mishap board has done its work...now is the time to think of, and pray for, the family he left behind..