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Old 01-08-2008
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Such a tease... grrrr!!!

I'm on the highway driving home from work today. The temp is just below 60F vs. the arctic cold of last week. I'm thinking about how nice it would be to go out for a sail, if only I could get our boat launched (yeah right). What happens next? A pickup truck marked "J/Racing" passes by with a beautiful Alerion 28 on it. In the middle of Winter, in Albany, a friggin' Alerion 28 has to pass by while I'm thinking of how nice it would be to go for a sail. I tried to get him to stop so I could convince him to launch it, but it just didn't happen. Talk about frustrating!!!!!
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LOL... an Alerion 28 passed you going upwind.... would that happen on the water?????
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With Labatt's boat, probably...
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With Labatt's boat, probably...
HAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!
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Just look out in the Northeast.
We had the same warm weather, 60 Degrees in January, than we got nailed with tons of rain and sever weather. Tornado's touched down along the Illinois and Wisconsin border. Yes, we had tornados in January a very very rare thing. I had some minor flooding in our area, over 6" of rain in a twelve hour period. With the ground still being somewhat frozen, all the rain was simply run off. The ground simply could not absorb any of it. The sump pump was not able to keep up. I had to bale the sump with buckets to keep up with the water coming in. I was wishing I had an emergency bilge pump. I think it would have worked.
So look out Labatt, lots of water is coming your way.
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that is frustrating! Here in Wisconsin we had tornados and 50's yesterday, this after receiving the 2nd highest snow fall for December since recording. I have my new to me Javelin sitting in storage, if the local lake was thrawed out, I think I would have launched her.

BTW, I thought it was odd, but they issued a small craft marine advisory yesterday for Lake Michigan...
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With Labatt's boat, probably...
It depends on wind conditions. If there's wind, then they'll pass me. If there's no wind, they'll pass me too. Actually, I am always surprised at how "spritely" the Passport 40 actually is.
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Then you really don't want to see this

From this past Sunday. Notice the shorts and Carolina Blue sky


Sorry. i had to do it.
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From this past Sunday. Notice the shorts and Carolina Blue sky


Sorry. i had to do it.
Thanks a lot.
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