Recent content by clwgr

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    Vendee Globe 2020

    Absolutely fantastic!
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    Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    That is more than many people get in 24 hours!
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    Thomas Coville RTW attempt 2016

    Incredible! Bravo to Thomas, his prep team and routers. Sailor(and team) of the year! Enjoy
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    Vendee Globe 2016?

    If it ain't sailing, it ain't sailing. If it ain't sailing, it ain't sailing.
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    Vendee Globe 2016?

    Clean, thanks for the video. That was great and even saw a friend in your video. Looks damn cold but the excitement of the crowd makes it tolerable I am sure. It is on the list of must do's in 4 years time and the wife agrees! Haji, thanks for all of your insights on this forum as you are truly...
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    Vendee Globe 2016?

    Could someone please translate what is being said? Great footage even without the translation. Thanks for sharing... and Southern Cross thanks for the Nat Geo link earlier.
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    Vendee Globe 2016?

    HH, Agreed. This thread may be the best way to follow the race thanks to all of the Anarchist input. Cheers!
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    Vendee Globe 2016?

    Reminds me a bit of Yves Parlier in 2000 fabricating a new mast over the course of something like a week before setting sail again. Good to hear the race still has all its competitors one week after the start
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    Vendee Globe 2016?

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    Vendee Globe 2016?

    The interview and tour with Seb Josse was great. The amount of effort towards customization is impressive. Moving nearly a ton for each tack is quite the effort. Does anyone know if there are other extended interviews that showcase the layout in such detail as the Seb Josse video?
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    Chasing Bubbles

    +1 packing it up early on a Friday afternoon. Need to get in the ocean for some body surfing in lieu of sailing....
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    anarchy, the good samaritans

    WFD Team Anarchy...using a bit of levity in the correct situation can put everyone including the rescuer more at ease while maintaining the focus of the rescuer - used it many times as an ocean lifeguard when swimming out make rescues in the surf.
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    Merle Haggard DTS

    Merle has been a longtime favorite. My wife and I saw him perform in Bakersfield about 10 years ago and then, most recently, in Marin County last Fall. He seemed frail but gave the sold out audience a show I will remember. A true original music outlaw, not something manufactured by the...
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    Brown orders California water restrictions

    Later today it looks like MWD in poised to confirm a vote on a 15% reduction (maybe more?) to all of the local SoCal water agencies that depend on MWD for water distributions.