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  1. jfr

    BWR - LiveSkipper

    I finished last night at 1163, not bad for having started in the 3400's. Of course, I started two weeks late, just outside the Med, so my time doesn't really count for much, compared to those doing the full race. But, it was lots of fun doing the weather routing (I used the grib viewer from...
  2. jfr

    BWR - LiveSkipper

    Scottmax - It looks like the two of us are in a tacking duel here in the Med. I'm at 1242 and you at 1227 at the moment. One last uphill slog and we'll be finished. Hopefully we'll make it to Barcelona over the weekend. I was going to go camping for three days, but not now - the race is on!
  3. jfr

    BWR - LiveSkipper

    I'm wondering if next time is now. Did you start over? It looks like you are still racing, but at a slightly higher ranking than before. I'm currently blasting along in three knots of wind, so you might even catch up with me. Or maybe you could come out of the med and escort a few of us back...
  4. jfr

    BWR - LiveSkipper

    I'm not sure that I could manage another RTW tour without a break, but if getting a life again proves difficult, you could always sign on as a new user and start another boat. When I click on one of those random abandoned boats in the med, their ranking numbers have been steadily rising, and...
  5. jfr

    BWR - LiveSkipper

    y2k4 - A couple of degrees higher and you would have made it! I was just behind you and watched helplessly as you blew past the gate; there was a lot of wind at the time. Tough call for your routing: Stay south for wimpy downwind air, or head north for an upwind code zero bash. As for me, I...
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