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01-25-2010 10:59 AM
jwreck
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Originally Posted by RainDog View Post
Bummer the instructor did not just sail and enjoy it. Could have called it "heavy weather practice." Were you all in a ~40 foot hunter? I saw a class out there.
No, 26' Colgate. He said it was more about trying to do the figure 8s in the wind vs just sailing. :shrug: I was kinda shocked at the idea of it being too windy to sail without it being a storm or something.
01-25-2010 09:08 AM
RainDog
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but the instructor decided it was blowing to hard for MOB drills, so we came right back in
Bummer the instructor did not just sail and enjoy it. Could have called it "heavy weather practice." Were you all in a ~40 foot hunter? I saw a class out there.
01-24-2010 11:25 PM
wind_magic
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We've already succeeded, wind. Do you mean secede by chance? We still might.
You know what is especially funny about that Smack is that I actually did a quick dictionary lookup of succession to make sure that succeed was the right spelling, it didn't even occur to me that I was spelling secession wrong, I should have read the definition of succession while I was looking at it. Thanks for the correction, I'm probably one of the few people in the world who actually likes when people point out my spelling mistakes.
01-24-2010 10:49 PM
jwreck
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You picked a good day to start. Yesterday was excellent on Galveston Bay. Today way amazing, but maybe a bit much for a first time.
Yesterday was good, maybe a bit hazy. Today we got into the bay while double reefed, but the instructor decided it was blowing to hard for MOB drills, so we came right back in. I was greatly disapointed because it was such a beautiful day. Good news is I get another few hours of sailing next weekend to finish the MOB drills.
01-24-2010 10:31 PM
RainDog You picked a good day to start. Yesterday was excellent on Galveston Bay. Today way amazing, but maybe a bit much for a first time.
01-24-2010 09:59 PM
jwreck
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We are computer illiterate! But we're also funner-n-hell. Welcome dude.
I agree! Love the av btw.
01-24-2010 09:58 PM
jwreck
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Welcome jwreck, make yourself at home. I mean, unless you're going to take all the other Texans and succeed, please don't do that!
Thanks! **kicks feet up on coffee table** So where's the rum??
01-24-2010 09:47 PM
smackdaddy
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Welcome jwreck, make yourself at home. I mean, unless you're going to take all the other Texans and succeed, please don't do that!
We've already succeeded, wind. Do you mean secede by chance? We still might.
01-24-2010 09:46 PM
smackdaddy
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Cool! I'm so used to being one of few if not the only Texan on a board I suspect the internet world thinks Texans must be computer illiterate!! lol

I'm really surprised to see Kemah listed. I'm in Friendswood. I took my basic keelboat at South Coast Sailing.
We are computer illiterate! But we're also funner-n-hell. Welcome dude.
01-24-2010 09:24 PM
wind_magic Welcome jwreck, make yourself at home. I mean, unless you're going to take all the other Texans and succeed, please don't do that!
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