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11-24-2011 06:08 PM
RatHatDiver Don't get much closer than that.
11-21-2011 03:36 PM
sailingfool
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Originally Posted by RatHatDiver View Post
... I wanted to get some pics to post up but they held all of us back of the course, had to be over a mile from the action. ...
Sometimes you just have to be in the right place at the right time...
11-21-2011 02:49 PM
RatHatDiver
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Next time you can check Notice to Mariners before you go. There may have been an official exclusion box around the race, in which case the police / USCG will enforce it rigidly, which is their job - as it is yours to stay out of the box.
Completely get it. Still no excuse for the A-HOLE HP to come flying up alone side your boat, bark at you like your children when your still outside of a mile from the racers. Thats the problem with all law enforcement they think there **** dont stink when there in uniform. They could of come along side and talked to us like we were adults, that we are. Also those AC-45s are just exhibition racing to drum up interest for the big race. There off to a great start with people.
11-21-2011 02:09 PM
MarkSF Next time you can check Notice to Mariners before you go. There may have been an official exclusion box around the race, in which case the police / USCG will enforce it rigidly, which is their job - as it is yours to stay out of the box.
11-21-2011 01:52 PM
RatHatDiver ASA 103 Class was a lot of fun. We got poured on all day in our little C28 on Sat. Still went threw the drills. No AC-45s sailing that day. Sun was beautiful and we sailed a Beneteau 323 all day. After another day of drills we sailed over to check out the AC-45s racing. I can tell you this. What a bunch of A-HOLES the SanDiego harbor police were to those of us out in the water. Also, I guess you call them the stay behind AC boats with the black flags. Another bunch of very rude A-HOLES. I wanted to get some pics to post up but they held all of us back of the course, had to be over a mile from the action. Professional sailors barrel racing big cats. They could of let us boaters in a couple hundred yards more and we still would have been way off the racers lines. The show was up on the docks for the tourists.
11-09-2011 10:50 PM
MarkSF
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Whats up Guys. Knocking out my ASA 103 this weekend so I can start renting the larger sailboats, up to 39' in my sailboat club fleet. The big bonus is we have weather this weekend/ wind,rain plus....... The AC 45s will be ripping around.
America's Cup in San Diego Harbor. Man I cant wait to get up close to those big super highteck cats.
Enjoy. I had a great time doing ASA 103.
11-09-2011 08:31 PM
RatHatDiver
ASA 103 Course this weekend. Bonus/ Americas Cup in town.

Whats up Guys. Knocking out my ASA 103 this weekend so I can start renting the larger sailboats, up to 39' in my sailboat club fleet. The big bonus is we have weather this weekend/ wind,rain plus....... The AC 45s will be ripping around.
America's Cup in San Diego Harbor. Man I cant wait to get up close to those big super highteck cats.

 
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