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  1. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    Oh blow it out your ass. Keep your left coast whack job feelings over there.
  2. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    And, show us yer tits!
  3. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    No. 2 - ok No.1 - Fuck off
  4. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    For novices - It's time to reef when you first think about it.
  5. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    Amen. I realize this was a coastal/inshore race but not having a handheld vhf is just plain dumb. Try calling all the boats in your area on your cell phone when you are floating in the water sharing a life ring with 2 other guys. And you can turn it on occasionally for weather updates...dosnt...
  6. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    Thats really interesting Joe, but nobody ever mentioned canceling for chance of thunderstorms. If you read back in the thread I think therewas plenty of public evidence of severe Tstorm warnings well before the race. high winds, hail, etc. RCs also often buy private weather info (Commanders...
  7. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    OA washing their hands of responsibility is all well and good. But sometimes sending a race off in these forecasts just makes for a crap and unenjoyable event which requured time and money to prepare for. A wasted weekend. Sometimes postponing or delaying may be the smarter option, not...
  8. Edith Bicknell

    Bad Times in Mobile

    I think thats a statistical anomaly. Anyone not wearing pfds and harnesses in 50+ knots is a fool, or on a boat with a bad skipper. The bubbas in Dry Armours vid at least have sail down. But sitting on the cockpit coaming in blue jeans and no pfd, well, nough said. Very sad situation but if...
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