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Search: Posts Made By: thefacts
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-21-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By weinie
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

well this just got more interesting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Ahhh, no worries man. I've never posed as a rockstar, I'm just a fairly experienced ocean racer and HI passagemaker. I just know how to prep boats for these races, I know the ORC Cat 1 and 2 regs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

G .... ..... d.

Great 2nd post, so who called you and suggested the damage control that you felt to join SN now and not before.

This thread has runs its course for me unless someone new from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By Classic30
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Non. They're on the open ocean. If the state of play aboard what appears to have been a cruising boat along for the ride is what it sounds like it was, they would have been better advised (IMHO and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By shadowraiths
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Has not a thing to do with cowardice. It has to do with volunteering to post private phone calls/text messages to inet. Calls/messages that do not even pertain to what occurred during this particular...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I agree, and makes one wonder why they would have such stored, especially the conversations? Seems that there may be a bit of an axe to grind. Kind of like the camera crew, what was the motivation...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By DRFerron
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

It would not be appropriate to post those conversations on this forum.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By Cruisingdad
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I would love to hear your versions and invite others to this thread too.

However, let me warn you that this is a forum, and the internet, and things do drift off topic. It is just life and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Any idiot that believes that everything written in yelp is totally accurate deserves to spend his life eating at Mickey Ds.

Smackers is trying to revise history by ignoring what RD originally set...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

http://67.15.208.115/printstory.php?sid=5538&storySection=Local

Garr died last year.

That's another thing that bothers me about these two...the entire bit about "life threatening actions". ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

RD and Jake would have been stunned to discover that most of us disconnect the hydraulic ram from the steering system on the way TO HI. LOL.

Come to think of it, seeing the looks on their faces...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I agree...of course off shore racing is much harder and a different skill set than off shore cruising.....I have done both but never a 14 day race off shore. RD and Jake had 0 offshore race...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Tell you what...drop your rig on a member of your crew, turning he or she into a paraplegic, and you'll find out right quick what his and your insurance companies, and the U.S. court system thinks...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Seriously? Anyone in this thread who disagrees with your extremely one-sided telling of this story is a troll, is attacking you, is intimidating you? "Oh, woe unto me, all of these non-believers are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

The problem with that calculus is that there is very little room for error. I have been on races where we spent a fair amount of time hove too fore-reaching at 2 kn in the wrong direction before...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-01-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 166,997
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Ugh...I give up on bolding the the relevant comments. The whole darned post pretty much nails it.

Shadow, you are wise my dear. I bow to your superior articulation.
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