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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 6,644
Posted By red.sky
Re: Riddles with a Prize, by Mantus Anchors

This Force will get Jack into the air... :D

altho...it might excite him instead of "depress"-ing him - is that allowed? ;)
Forum: Racing   11-01-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By red.sky
Re: Harvest Moon Regatta - Largest in US

race results posted: http://www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_regatta_results.php?regatta_id=5719&show_manufacturer=1&show_crew=1
Forum: Racing   10-31-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By red.sky
Re: Harvest Moon Regatta - Largest in US

210 boats entered
191 boats started
27 in Racing Fleet
15 in Multihull
30 in Cruising Poleless Spinnaker
119 in Cruising without Spinnaker
188 Finished

A number of...
Forum: Racing   10-17-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 8,764
Posted By red.sky
Re: Who pays for the food and beer?

maybe it's southern hospitality, but down here, skipper/owner provides food, drinks, beer, rum on boat plus buys wrist bands for food & drinks at awards party in addition to providing hotel room if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2012
Replies: 95
Views: 7,283
Posted By red.sky
Forum: Racing   10-15-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By red.sky
Harvest Moon Regatta - Largest in US

Harvest Moon Regatta is the largest offshore regatta in the country...hmmm... maybe even world! ;)
And definitely the best location!! We already have over 200 boats registered with a great...
Forum: Racing   10-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By red.sky
Re: Signing up for races

Well the good news is once you've proven yourself, you'll have no shortage of racing opportunities. Skipper/owners are always in need of good crew. So... how to "prove" yourself....
1. join your...
Forum: herSailNet   10-10-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,387
Posted By red.sky
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

absolutely most comfortable boat shoes ever! I've been wearing them all summer & love them. Zhink ZKG's - lightweight neoprene shoe, slip on, with laces to tighten fit. looks like a sneaker but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By red.sky
Re: Safety & Rescue Thesis

1. yes
2. J/105 - 10.5m racing sailboat
3. 10-50nm for offshore regattas
4. yes
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-07-2012
Replies: 290
Views: 46,611
Posted By red.sky
Re: Another "Next Generation" anchor enters the market...

No Mantus Anchors (http://mantusanchors.com/) does not specify an installation torque. From Assembly Instructions, "tighten the nuts with a wrench until the lock-washers are compressed".
As long as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2012
Replies: 290
Views: 46,611
Posted By red.sky
Re: Another "Next Generation" anchor enters the market...

Did you see video of testing in Isla Mujeres? I think it's similar grassy conditions. Unfortunately the grass significantly diminishes clarity making for challenging video conditions.

youtube...
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