Pete you would be a good ambulance chaser attorney!Where's the pics? Big damage on both boats. Paul took a phone pic and supposedly sent it, but I never got it.
Port / Starboard & windward / leeward boats so how do you figure "in the way"? Surely you mean something else??Unfortunatly a Lancer 36 was in the way going upwind straight at them on starboard.
Bobbo,If more of you had kept hiking, Dirk might have had some rudder control. Next time, wear your helmet, like Kenny.
Dude: You need to read the definition of "tacking too close". Does not apply here.First off glad no one was hurt. Can anyone explain why in all of the pics the Farr seems to be turning up into the Lancer? Granted the rudder was probably loaded up and it might not have done much but WTF?
Dude Slater: You need to read the definition of a "round up". You have obviously never experienced one.
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And what if the Lancer tries to pull off a tack at the last minute and the Farr still nails him....then it's his fault for tacking too close.
Dude, usually when I'm on a boat that spins out, we at least try to fight it with helm. We don't have pics of what went on before the initial impact, but this pic clearly shows the helm is down which is helping spin the Farr into the Lancer...Dude: You need to read the definition of "tacking too close". Does not apply here.