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Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race LIVE!

The GCBSR starts off Annapolis at 1330 Oct 14th. If the forecast holds it will be a fast broad reach. Way better than flying down the length of the bay wing-and-wing in cold rain like last year. We are taking a sabbatical from the race this year, and will be tracking it live from a dry warm comfortable place. Here's the link:The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race-All Classes
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I cant seem to get much out of the site..no boat info or tracking.
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Here's the race website with information and links to the schooners that have websites. Also on this website is a link to Spinsheet, which has information on all the entries. The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race


Tracking will be available 10/14 - the day the race starts.
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At 1430 we have WOODWIND, PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II, HERON, SUMMERWiND, PROM QUEEN and LYNX leading the fleet,

At the start the wind was ESE 15 and within a short time has gone to WSW and lightened.

This armchair sailing can be interesting. Time to put another log on the fire.
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Class leaders at 2340

AA PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II, approaching Windmill Point, then SUMMERWIND
A WOODWIND, followed by HERON and PROM QUEEN (joined at the hip)
B SALLY B. approaching Smith Point
C CUCHULAIN, RIP HUDNER, FAREWELL

RIP HUDNER is a lttle 30 ft open sharpie from Outward Bound. With her handicap she could well be first in C on corrected time. There are two other tiny schooners in C that bear watching - TOM SWIFT and ARTIST PROOF.

I've done this race six times in my boat and I have to say this web watching by the fireside has its advantages.
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