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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2013
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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: 1,052
Views: 185,514
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: 1,052
Views: 185,514
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: 1,052
Views: 185,514
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: 1,052
Views: 185,514
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)   08-07-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 185,514
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Yes sir, I'll try. First off, this entire tale, as told by these two makes it sound like an episode of Sharknado, where but for their magnificent skills, everyone would have perished. So one of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 185,514
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Therein lies the rub eh? I would have departed with 80 gallons, split p&s just to be safe. (I had all 75 of mine in three bladders all on stbd). I would have disabled all of the showers and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 185,514
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Smackers, until I get an answer on the water question, I'm reserving judgement. That boat should have been able to sail during the hours of darkness under a poled out jib and maintained 6-7.5 kts. ...
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