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Wow - this thread goes all the way back to 2012 on the same page.  Come on GMORA peeps - racing is still fun!

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To the crew of Hankerin and Whiplash past and present, Ted and whipper,

 

I am truly sorry for the loss of your friend and Captain. Sash has run a wonderful program for years. He has done more than anyone to expand the sport of sailing in the State. The opportunity he has presented young people is truly selfless and generous.

 

Big Dog Party has been the recipient of many great young sailors from Southport over the last few years. Besides the common thread of being very good sailors they have been wonderful people. This is Sash's legacy, he should be proud.

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To the crew of Hankerin and Whiplash past and present, Ted and whipper,

 

I am truly sorry for the loss of your friend and Captain. Sash has run a wonderful program for years. He has done more than anyone to expand the sport of sailing in the State. The opportunity he has presented young people is truly selfless and generous.

 

Big Dog Party has been the recipient of many great young sailors from Southport over the last few years. Besides the common thread of being very good sailors they have been wonderful people. This is Sash's legacy, he should be proud.

 

Wow... Ben, please send on our family's thoughts and prayers to the family. Sash did so much for our Southport sailing community without asking for anything in return and he will be missed. Most people don't know he gave WHiplash to the Southport Junior Sailing Foundation last year to help fund and bring long term stability to that program. Godspeed, Sash.

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Wow... Ben, please send on our family's thoughts and prayers to the family. Sash did so much for our Southport sailing community without asking for anything in return and he will be missed. Most people don't know he gave WHiplash to the Southport Junior Sailing Foundation last year to help fund and bring long term stability to that program. Godspeed, Sash.

 

Wow indeed....what sad news. Sash will be missed by so many. Our thoughts are with his family and friends....

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Because my heart is bigger than my brain...

 

BBQ at the Tiernan's, 8 Winslow Road in Falmouth, 5pm until 10 pm Friday the 13th (bwahaha). We will have beer, beef, and a few snacks. Feel free to bring anything else you would like to share (just keep the necessary prep to a minimum). Hope to see you there!

 

Gerry and Genevieve

 

PS - If you give me some idea how many of you bastards are going to show, I'll be a lot less likely to run out of beer. PM me.

 

Thanks to everyone that came out. That was an AWESOME party. The wife and I are thinking about doing it again next year, same day and time. Maybe a post GMORA season party too?

 

G

 

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Thanks to everyone that came out. That was an AWESOME party. The wife and I are thinking about doing it again next year, same day and time. Maybe a post GMORA season party too?

 

G

 

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That was a most awesome huge rack!

 

Thanks G!

 

 

 

BTW: Big D's new ride will be sailing next weekend at the Pilot race.

 

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Thanks to everyone that came out. That was an AWESOME party. The wife and I are thinking about doing it again next year, same day and time. Maybe a post GMORA season party too?

 

G

 

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Good times, thanks G&G!!

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CYC Results per GMORA: http://www.gmora.org/media/results/2008%20...%20Jun%2014.htm

 

Ithought that Big Dog Party won?

 

CYC Regatta 2008

R1 - Racing A Fleet

Start:Racing A, Finishes:Finish time, Time:12:11, Distance:11.46, Wind dir:E, Ave wind:light Rank Tally Fleet Boat Class Nat SailNo Helm Crew Club PHRF Start Finish Elapsed Corrected Nett Notes

1 Racing A Big Dog Party 40394 Pete Price 12 12:11 14:45:04 2:34:04 14:31:46 1.0

2 Racing A Kaos 41880 Scott Smithwick 69 12:11 14:58:14 2:47:14 14:34:03 2.0

3 Racing A Bandito 50750 Dick Hale -3 12:11 14:44:33 2:33:33 14:34:07 3.0

4 Racing A Keemah 240 Donald Logan 90 12:11 15:03:03 2:52:03 14:34:52 4.0

5 Racing A Scaramouche 41088 Merle Hallett 60 12:11 15:00:24 2:49:24 14:37:56 5.0

6 Racing A Snowbird 72 Jonathan Randall 63 12:11 15:04:38 2:53:38 14:41:36 6.0

7 Racing A Resolute 42846 Fred Madeira 36 12:11 15:03:16 2:52:16 14:45:23 7.0

8 Racing A Beausoleil 43501 Richard Parent 75 12:11 15:23:55 3:12:55 14:58:36 8.0

 

R1 - Racing B Fleet

Start:Racing B, Finishes:Finish time, Time:12:21, Distance:11.46, Wind dir:E, Ave wind:light Rank Tally Fleet Boat Class Nat SailNo Helm Crew Club PHRF Start Finish Elapsed Corrected Nett Notes

1 Racing B Seven 7 Graciella Lamy 114 12:21 15:07:56 2:46:56 14:25:10 1.0

2 Racing B Go Dog Go 82 David Ruff 117 12:21 15:22:21 3:01:21 14:39:00 2.0

3 Racing B Foto Finish 597 J. Scott Thomas 120 12:21 15:29:51 3:08:51 14:45:56 3.0

4 Racing B Tango 523 Pam Thomas 120 12:21 15:45:28 3:24:28 15:01:33 4.0

5 Racing B Sunshine 53 Dave Jones 123 12:21 15:53:46 3:32:46 15:09:16 5.0

 

R1 - Racing C Fleet

Start:Racing C, Finishes:Finish time, Time:12:31, Distance:7.78, Wind dir:E, Ave wind:light Rank Tally Fleet Boat Class Nat SailNo Helm Crew Club PHRF Start Finish Elapsed Corrected Nett Notes

1 Racing C T'kela 390 Gregg Carville 174 12:31 15:12:34 2:41:34 14:19:00 1.0

2 Racing C Pit Party 1225 Steve Fernald/Rich Ketchum 168 12:31 15:14:01 2:43:01 14:21:14 2.0

3 Racing C Nette 12662 Steve Purdy 195 12:31 15:51:30 3:20:30 14:55:13 3.0

4 Racing C Honalee 42262 Richard Stevens 150 12:31 15:54:20 3:23:20 15:03:53 4.0

 

R1 - Cruising Fleet

Start:Cruising, Finishes:Finish time, Time:12:38, Distance:7.78, Wind dir:E, Ave wind:light Rank Tally Fleet Boat Class Nat SailNo Helm Crew Club PHRF Start Finish Elapsed Corrected Nett Notes

1 Cruising Decoy 10683 Bob Daigle 138 12:38 15:35:56 2:57:56 14:40:02 1.0

2 Cruising Rita P 1049 Randy Rice 192 12:38 15:57:43 3:19:43 14:54:49 2.0

3 Cruising Cordelia 218 Tim Reilly 141 12:38 15:56:09 3:18:09 14:59:52 3.0

4 Cruising Athais 117 John Dunning 210 12:38 16:20:01 3:42:01 15:14:47 4.0

5 Cruising Shadow 114 Robert Steeves 144 12:38 16:25:51 3:47:51 15:29:11 5.0

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We are coming up for Boothbay ... should be fun - our j29 rates 123.

 

Just curious.... can someone add type of boat for me? (doin' a little recon..)

 

1 Racing B Seven 7 Graciella Lamy 114 12:21 15:07:56 2:46:56 14:25:10 1.0

2 Racing B Go Dog Go 82 David Ruff 117 12:21 15:22:21 3:01:21 14:39:00 2.0

3 Racing B Foto Finish 597 J. Scott Thomas 120 12:21 15:29:51 3:08:51 14:45:56 3.0

4 Racing B Tango 523 Pam Thomas 120 12:21 15:45:28 3:24:28 15:01:33 4.0

5 Racing B Sunshine 53 Dave Jones 123 12:21 15:53:46 3:32:46 15:09:16 5.0

 

Thanks,

 

Stealy

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We are coming up for Boothbay ... should be fun - our j29 rates 123.

 

Just curious.... can someone add type of boat for me? (doin' a little recon..)

 

1 Racing B Seven 7 Graciella Lamy 114 12:21 15:07:56 2:46:56 14:25:10 1.0

2 Racing B Go Dog Go 82 David Ruff 117 12:21 15:22:21 3:01:21 14:39:00 2.0

3 Racing B Foto Finish 597 J. Scott Thomas 120 12:21 15:29:51 3:08:51 14:45:56 3.0

4 Racing B Tango 523 Pam Thomas 120 12:21 15:45:28 3:24:28 15:01:33 4.0

5 Racing B Sunshine 53 Dave Jones 123 12:21 15:53:46 3:32:46 15:09:16 5.0

 

Thanks,

 

Stealy

 

seven is a like a 22 footer... can't quite place my finger on the type of boat... a-kite, roachy main, very well sailed, but sometimes conditions don't really suit it due to huge waterline shortage....

 

go dog is also a j29, so i'm curious about the discrepancy in ratings? ob vs ib? no idea...

 

the other three i can't picture.... maybe someone else up here can lend more insight....

 

/c

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Thanks guys, I am looking forward to vacationing in Maine. (lucky bastards!)

 

Since you're from Massachusetts, and you'll be vacationing up here, you know that means we get to call you a Masshole, right? :lol: Just kidding. Welcome to the line... Boozebay is always fun.

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Since you're from Massachusetts, and you'll be vacationing up here, you know that means we get to call you a Masshole, right? :lol: Just kidding. Welcome to the line... Boozebay is always fun.

 

Ouch! I spent my summers in York Beach as a kid, do I get any points for that?

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We are coming up for Boothbay ... should be fun - our j29 rates 123.

 

Just curious.... can someone add type of boat for me? (doin' a little recon..)

 

1 Racing B Seven 7 Graciella Lamy 114 12:21 15:07:56 2:46:56 14:25:10 1.0

2 Racing B Go Dog Go 82 David Ruff 117 12:21 15:22:21 3:01:21 14:39:00 2.0

3 Racing B Foto Finish 597 J. Scott Thomas 120 12:21 15:29:51 3:08:51 14:45:56 3.0

4 Racing B Tango 523 Pam Thomas 120 12:21 15:45:28 3:24:28 15:01:33 4.0

5 Racing B Sunshine 53 Dave Jones 123 12:21 15:53:46 3:32:46 15:09:16 5.0

 

Thanks,

 

Stealy

 

 

Division 3 would now encompass PHRFNE Ratings of 94 to 141

 

The REVOLUTION X aka REVOX is a J92s will be that division with a rating of 96.

 

She was commisioned tofay and is now safe on her mooring in front of Handy's...

 

 

http://www.jboats.com/j92s/j92sintro.htm

 

We look forward to seeing you at Boothbay. It is a hell of a good time!

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Ouch! I spent my summers in York Beach as a kid, do I get any points for that?

 

Yeah, I'm afraid that we're gonna have to take away quite a few points for that,

Not that you went there,

But, that you thought it would be a credit.

 

That's really part of Massacusettes , or at least New Hampshire, for all intents and purposes.

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Ouch! I spent my summers in York Beach as a kid, do I get any points for that?

 

:o:o You want points? I'll give ya points! Points for clogging up the streets with traffic, points for long lines at the ice cream place, points for taking up all the parking spaces near all the beaches. I could go on and on but I don't want to thread jack too much. I grew up in York Beach -- was one of those permanent residents that barely tolerated the summer people, or "goatropers" as we called them. Hell, I probably sold you candy at the Goldenrod! Once I got a little older, I better understood the economic benefits and what not. But for so many years, it was "Why can't you just leave your wallet and go home?"

 

That is just too funny. What a small world.

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Howdy,

 

I don't know if there is anyone out there who is looking for a ride this weekend at Pilot, but I could use a couple more folks. 1 day or both. We had a blast at CYC and are looking to have a great weekend up in Falmouth.

 

t'kela - S2 7.9

 

Shoot me a message, thanks!

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Seven is an Elliott 770 (did I mention a very well sailed Elliott 770?)

 

Really fun boat. I was on board on saturday, great folks to race with. I think we won by abt 15mins... :rolleyes:

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Looks like Bandito was able to hang in there against Hankerin' and Big Dog Party!

 

Pilot Regatta

Final Standings

Division 1

 

1

Bandito

50750

Dick Hale

-3

2

1

3

2

Hankerin

50989

Spencer

6

1

2

3

3

Big Dog Party

50939

Peter Price

12

3

4

7

4

CharSar

USA 39

Charles Fox

54

5

3

8

5

Family Wagon

52933

Richard A Hallett

54

4

5

9

Division 2

Saturday

Sunday

Low Point

Rank

Boat Name

Sail #

Helm

Rating

Race 1

Race 1

Total

1

Kaos

41880

Scott Smithwick

69

1

3

4

2

SCARAMOUCHE

41088

MERLE HALLETT

60

2

2

4

3

Keemah

240

Donald Logan

90

4

1

5

4

Snowbird

cc115-72

Jonathan Randall

63

3

5

8

5

Beausoleil

US 43501

Richard Parent

75

6

4

10

6

Surprise

52876

Mark M. Scheffer

72

5

6

11

Division 3

Saturday

Sunday

Low Point

Rank

Boat Name

Sail #

Helm

Rating

Race 1

Race 1

Total

1

Seven

7

Graciela Lamy

114

1

2

3

2

Go Dog. Go!

82

David J. Ruff

117

3

1

4

3

t'kela

390

Gregg Carville

174

2

4

6

4

Honalee

42262

Dick Stevens

150

4

3

7

Cruising

Saturday

Sunday

Low Point

Rank

Boat Name

Sail #

Helm

Rating

Race 1

Race 1

Total

1

Rita P

1049

Randy Rice

192

2

1

3

2

Altercation

182

Ronald Cole

99

1

3

4

3

CCCourage

50525

Greggus & JenniferYahr

108

3

2

5

4

Southern Cross

H41

christopher loader

123

4

6

10

5

Gandalf

21497

David Kerr

192

6

6

12

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Way to go Stickboy and C Koch!

 

Nice formatting max.

 

G

 

Thanks, we got a bit lucky, I think, in that one of our strongest competitors had to coach a little league playoff game Saturday so they didn't race. Said competitor won the party, though; we took a close second.

 

It was fun playing with Altercation and C-C-Courage in the fog on Sunday. Now you see them, now you don't kind of thing. :)

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Thanks, we got a bit lucky, I think, in that one of our strongest competitors had to coach a little league playoff game Saturday so they didn't race. Said competitor won the party, though; we took a close second.

 

It was fun playing with Altercation and C-C-Courage in the fog on Sunday. Now you see them, now you don't kind of thing. :)

 

It was pretty cool sitting on the c boat on Sunday waiting for people to finish... Just watching for spinnakers to appear from the fog. Very dramatic.

 

G

 

Not bad for out of the back of 'the bus'!

 

The short bus?

 

hehe

 

G

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Must have been the hair...

 

hehe

 

G

 

I hope so. Makes it worth dealing with the darn stuff.

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The Pilot was GREAT!

 

Had a blast. Party was awesome. The fog made things pretty interesting.

 

I thought the RC sucked pretty bad :o SHould have let those damn Etchells with no GPS, no engine, no radar reflectors and probably no charts race another race in 20' visability and no wind...

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I thought the RC sucked pretty bad :o SHould have let those damn Etchells with no GPS, no engine, no radar reflectors and probably no charts race another race in 20' visability and no wind...

 

 

How about the line for the A-boats for the 2nd race on saturday.

 

 

I heard there was a protest on sunday, what was that all about?

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I thought the RC sucked pretty bad :o SHould have let those damn Etchells with no GPS, no engine, no radar reflectors and probably no charts race another race in 20' visability and no wind...

 

 

Decided to take the low road... again, aye.

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not aware of any protests in A, whats the rumor?

 

sorry, I dont think the protest was A.

 

I heard protest was for etchells. length or number of races or something. The crew and I couldn't make sense of that rumor, but we did hear from a few different people that there was a protest.

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Not a protest per say - a request for redress from one of the Etchells. How you do a redress regarding # of races, I don't know.

 

I would love to have raced more than one race each day, but if RC makes the call, then that's it. It is not an easy job to be the RC, and sometimes you have to make calls that aren't popular. I certainly found it challenging to race on Sunday, and I was playing with GPS and instruments.

 

Pilot was fun, it would have been better with more boats. I hope folks are getting out for Harraseeket next weekend, a fun race, pursuit format which is a neat change of pace, and hopefully a good bit of wind.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sorry, I dont think the protest was A.

 

I heard protest was for etchells. length or number of races or something. The crew and I couldn't make sense of that rumor, but we did hear from a few different people that there was a protest.

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Good for me and the rest of the crew of Keemah.

 

We saw a couple boats catch pots, and one guy aground.

 

Winds were pretty steady 11-12kts. Alot of reaching.

 

Good? I would say so!! You guys were freaking flying!! We didn't have a huge problem when you passed us to windward going up Whaleboat 'cause we knew you wouldn't waste your time getting by us. About a second and a half of bad air and you were gone!

 

As Tyler said, lots of reaching, which is not unusual with that race because they basically send us around the islands. Except it was in reverse this time with the Geese to starboard instead of port. Got to shake things up once in a while, especially when the wind is from the north.

 

BTW, one boat that ran aground violated the sub-rule of Rule number 1 of the Harraseeket River:

 

Rule number 1: Do not go anywhere outside of moored boats

 

Rule number 1a: Observe the moored boats around you and do not go where said moored boats are drastically different from your own.

 

IOW, there is probably a reason you see nothing but small power boats in a particular part of the harbor. So don't go there in your 45+ foot sailboat. Fortunately, a local got the guy off.

 

Oh yeah. There's a rock off the upper end of the Geese. Don't hit it.

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Harry Seek It? How was it?

 

G

Beat, reach, reach. Definitely a sprit boat day, Keemah looked like they were driving down I95. It was over pretty quick, they chose the short course as it was predicted to die but it didn't, the breeze stayed strong enough all day. Saw one very cool J35 round up, probably the folks on Phoenix would use a differnt description.

 

Many thanks to all who passed us to leeward.

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I go off cruising for a week, after doing some lake sailing for a week, and find this thread stuck on page 4!?

 

How many boats doing the SITR commute daily from moorings/berths in Boothbay Harbor or do you all move over to Ebencook Harbor for the duration of the regatta?

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I go off cruising for a week, after doing some lake sailing for a week, and find this thread stuck on page 4!?

 

How many boats doing the SITR commute daily from moorings/berths in Boothbay Harbor or do you all move over to Ebencook Harbor for the duration of the regatta?

For many (most?) of us it isn't a matter of moving over, since we're from out of town we are just based in Ebenecook Harbor. But having said that I know some Boothbay boats make the commute, just don't miss the bridge!

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Who went aground off Clapboard during the PYC Thursday night race this week? We were out for an evening cruise and heard on the VHF that two boats were on the bricks ... at high tide. Yikes. Hope all was resolved without too much damage/injury.

 

Nice breeze last night -- had a great sail out of SoFreeMe around Chebeague. I love northerlies in Casco Bay; you can get just about anywhere.

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Very sad day in Boothbay.

 

Washburn & Doughty Fire

 

 

Washburn & Doughty is actually in East Boothbay, right next to Hodgdon Yachts. Washburn & Doughty build (built?) some pretty neat tugboats there. Wonder what effect this will have on the Boothbay Boatbuilder's and Seafood Festival?

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What boat were you on alteredst? hankerin or something?

 

Tommorrow is supposed to be what like 10-15 building to 20 in the afternoon.

 

 

Seems like staying as far left as possible was the trick today. First to the layline seemed to win the race.

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What boat were you on alteredst? hankerin or something?

 

Tommorrow is supposed to be what like 10-15 building to 20 in the afternoon.

Seems like staying as far left as possible was the trick today. First to the layline seemed to win the race.

 

Revo X... Tomorrow looks fun. I fucking love this shit! I might be a little testy after racing tomorrow.. As I'm still up at 3 am drinking beer and listening to Black Flag... Have fun tomorrow tyler. And please feel free to introduce yourself. I'm the loud, tattooed guy with one leg... Can't miss me (or at least you'd have to try hard to...)

 

Gerry

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Revo X... Tomorrow looks fun. I fucking love this shit! I might be a little testy after racing tomorrow.. As I'm still up at 3 am drinking beer and listening to Black Flag... Have fun tomorrow tyler. And please feel free to introduce yourself. I'm the loud, tattooed guy with one leg... Can't miss me (or at least you'd have to try hard to...)

 

Gerry

 

I've seen you around.

 

Wish we had 2 races today. That was great weather. Wish it was like that all the time.

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I've seen you around.

 

Wish we had 2 races today. That was great weather. Wish it was like that all the time.

 

Yeah. G gets around alright :) . Today was freakin' insane... a sailmakers dream, no doubt!

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Yeah any good stories, or horrific breakdowns?

 

Anybody with PTSSD*?

 

* Post Trumatic Sailing Stress Disorder

 

PTSSD can be hard to spot among sailors because the symptoms are very simmilar to the normal aberrant behavior often exhibited after the race:

stumbling around the front lawn of the Portland Yacht Club, with a drink in hand and too many under the belt, mumbling to anyone who pops into view about ones heroic, brilliant and very amusing adventures on the water.

The more advanced cases spill over on to Commercial Street and last far into the night.

 

Wikipedia Encyclopedia

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ahhh... the stories i'm missing this year, huh? competitive revo's, groundings, destroyed chicken chutes.... take a year off from gmora and all the excitement happens.... sheesh....

 

 

well, breeze was definitely on 'down south' as well, especially on sunday... we came in 4th (um, out of 5) which sounds bad until you throw in that richardson's barking mad came in 3rd (with terry hutchinson on board doing tactics!)... so, the competition was a little stiff.....

 

still have to try and get out up here sometime soon.... so don't everybody completely fill up that 'wanted: surly, half-drunk bowman needed for abuse from afterguard.' position at the same time, ok?

 

/c

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This weekend was fun. My boat was high and dry due to navigation errors at Harraseeket, sooo I went and played with the Etchells. Man those are fun boats! And they were great on Sunday, most of the fleet decided not to fly the chutes - which was probably good. Out of the two boats that did, only 1 carried for a whole leg, and on the next leg he blew it out.

 

I was soaked well before the racing started, but man it was a blast.

 

We only lost a pair of pliers and a bilge pump hose.

 

What a great weekend! Have fun in Boothbay, I'll be in for Southport.

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I hope all you folks doing the last minute delivery up to Boothbay are being careful in this weather... thunder/lightning in Southport as I type, dark and nasty.

 

See you tomorrow Kitty... ready to roll. Is it true JERK is AWOL?

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CKoch, stickboy -- missed seeing you at Boothbay; are you coming up for Southport?

 

Oh well, the weather sure sucked on day 2.

 

Kitty and all the cats on BDP, my 10-year old crew thinks you guys are one of the coolest boats out there.

 

Thinking of making a jump from Cruising to Racing for Monhegan (Manana), but I'm a lot short on crew still -- could use someone (or two) who could help me figure out dip-pole gybes, if anyone knows someone looking for a ride.

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CKoch, stickboy -- missed seeing you at Boothbay; are you coming up for Southport?

 

Oh well, the weather sure sucked on day 2.

 

Kitty and all the cats on BDP, my 10-year old crew thinks you guys are one of the coolest boats out there.

 

Thinking of making a jump from Cruising to Racing for Monhegan (Manana), but I'm a lot short on crew still -- could use someone (or two) who could help me figure out dip-pole gybes, if anyone knows someone looking for a ride.

 

Sorry we missed you... had family stuff going on (which was also a ton of fun). We were in Moosehead area and weather was pretty benign, though a bit sticky on Saturday. We were wondering what you guys were getting in Boothbay, and would love to hear a full report.

 

We're planning to come up for Southport.

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Way to go Greyhawk!!! Nice job! And a good-sized cruising class to boot! But no race 2? Was that because of weather coming through?

 

The class looks a lot different this year. Lots of new names, and missing some old timers (like us).

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Way to go Greyhawk!!! Nice job! And a good-sized cruising class to boot! But no race 2? Was that because of weather coming through?

 

The class looks a lot different this year. Lots of new names, and missing some old timers (like us).

 

Day 2, wind speed = 0.0 knots most of the day in the start area. The RC was able to get Division 1 off, but then they basically sat off either side of Squirrel for a looonnnnggg time (the fleet split with two boats going to the east and two to the west of Squirrel). They tried to start Division 2, but issued a general recall a few minutes after the gun when it was clear no one was going to go anywhere. Eventually we could see the Div.1 boats starting to heel a bit as a little (just a little) bit of breeze started to fill in. We thought it would come up to us, so the rest of us might be able to get a race in too (in the rain), but it was very patchy and never materialized. After much discussion over the VHF between the RC and the Div. 1 boats about how it was going out there, they abandoned Div. 2, 3, 4 and Cruising at around 14:20(?), by which time it had started raining pretty good, with several boats already having retired.

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What direction was that from?

 

Me: Tacking, please bring the jib in on the other side guys.

 

Them: Hey, aren't you supposed to be moving the tiller?

 

Me: No need, please bring the jib in on the other side.

 

 

 

Or how about this, sailing into the "wind" going backwards, close hauled, by the lee?

 

(Both true!)

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