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Search: Posts Made By: Yado
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,862
Posted By Yado
Re: Best boat for up the Potomac?

Rythmdoctor's post on renting makes a lot of sense and I think you should continue to rent. If you can go out during the week, just wait for wind and run on down to the marina and rent a boat.
Boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,862
Posted By Yado
Re: Best boat for up the Potomac?

stegosaurus,
I own the 1985 O'Day 222 that was kindly referred to and live less than a mile away from the Belle Haven marina. I would have sold it through George but they're no longer allowed to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 17,695
Posted By Yado
Young People and Sailing

One option to make it more enticing: Access to affordable and functional boat ramps, along with an overhead bar to help raise the mast would make it less complicated than paying a yard or renting a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,894
Posted By Yado
Nelson's Dock Yard, English Harbor, Antigua ...

Nelson's Dock Yard, English Harbor, Antigua
After a long trip from Annapolis to Bermuda in a pos boat, a week of repairs, and a slow almost windless trip to Antigua, any marina would have looked...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By Yado
That is Whacked!

I put in my gmail user name and spokeo showed all the sites with which i used it! I wonder if you delete a user name if that data stays on spokeo?
Forum: Racing 02-01-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Looks like Virbac Paprec 3 reached the Corzet ice...

Looks like Virbac Paprec 3 reached the Corzet ice gate. Do the boats have to cross a latitude between the gates, go between the gate ends, or can they just sail north of them?
Looks like they may...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Thanks Paulo, Haven't read the news for several...

Thanks Paulo, Haven't read the news for several days but a quick look at the position of the fleet looks like they're closing in on the leader, no?
Forum: Racing 01-26-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Foncia is

Foncia is out? What a disappointment. At least they can still sail to safe harbor.
I guess Team Smurf will put more distance between themselves and the following fleet. As the Barcelona news post...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
There is a little black colored square box above...

There is a little black colored square box above Foncia, with a line going through it. Do you know what that signifies?
Forum: Racing 01-22-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Race to the Gate

Wow....Virbac Paprec cut Foncia's lead in past 24 hours or so. This will be a real-race-to-the-gate.
Forum: Racing 01-22-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
This Gough Island gate was added by the...

This Gough Island gate was added by the organizers on January 12th: "The Barcelona World RACE organisers have stipulated that this remote Atlantic island must be kept on the starboard side by the...
Forum: Racing 01-21-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Paulo, I was going to ask you the same thing. I...

Paulo, I was going to ask you the same thing. I could not find the route or the gates on the french site, though you are correct that the extended weather window makes for better guessing and...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
HC, It just appeared to me that Foncia could find...

HC, It just appeared to me that Foncia could find the wind on the nose 24-48 hours out, or as they changed course for the gate. BTW, I only saw the gates just now because you have to zoom out to the...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
It looked to this virgin-race-watcher that Foncia...

It looked to this virgin-race-watcher that Foncia was on a good heading :D

p.s. - On the last report, Foncia is jumped up to 4th place![/quote]

That said, when they reach around 37 south things...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Gough and Christopher Columbus have much in...

Gough and Christopher Columbus have much in common.
Thanks for the history lesson and that may be one of the oldest jokes ever told; centuries old.
Like Gough, I too was confused, only I was...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Are they shooting for the Gough Island Gate and...

Are they shooting for the Gough Island Gate and then on to Good Hope?
Forum: Racing 01-18-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Horse Latitudes

The southern subtropical high. The light winds the fleet is sailing into reminded me that yes, they have "horse latitudes" in the southern Atlantic. Just never really thought about it.
Looks like...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Barcelona World Race Watching

For those of us that followed Jessica Watson around the world, I think the Barcelona World Race has the potential to be also captivating.

The excellent writing and race coverage on the "Main News"...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Paulo, I have it figured out after spending...

Paulo,
I have it figured out after spending some time on http://tracking.barcelonaworldrace.org/

On the left side is a tab labeled "datos geograficos". There is a ruler, touch on that and you...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Weather Watch

Thanks Paulo,
I regularly look at boat positions and then check passageweather.com, but this will be the first race I'll follow.
The weather page on the barcelona world race site has small arrows...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,857
Posted By Yado
Is it possible to read the "race tracker" in...

Is it possible to read the "race tracker" in English? The home page is in English but not the tracker page. I can follow it ok but the nuance is lost to me.
Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,245
Posted By Yado
The Passage

In addition to the excellent info posted already, I found another site that details how to make this short passage. It's worth checking out:

Edited posting:
I dropped everything i was doing this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 10,272
Posted By Yado
The Guy Was a Turkey

To use an antiquated term, my wife of 30 years is my “dreamboat” (she’ll love this).
Be careful what you wish for. I actually knew a couple who won the lottery and they split the winnings. He then...
Forum: Living Aboard 11-01-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Yado
Hollymari, I love your enthusiasm and I think...

Hollymari, I love your enthusiasm and I think you need to get on the water and soon, before you explode with excitement! I'd venture to say that most of us were every bit as excited about getting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2010
Replies: 144
Views: 14,920
Posted By Yado
Jessica is nearing Tasmania and blogs that her...

Jessica is nearing Tasmania and blogs that her weather adviser says she may be in for some rough weather:
Official Jessica Watson Blog...
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