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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 5,382
Posted By JStorm
Still don't know the facts. Was this rigger...

Still don't know the facts. Was this rigger actually contracted to inspect and qualify your mast? Or, was the contract to install some beefed up rigging after your discussions. From what you've...
Forum: Racing   04-11-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,526
Posted By JStorm
Puddin, probably this topics over? Gotta get ...

Puddin,
probably this topics over? Gotta get last word!
Yep, I hear ya. I guess I was tryin to highlight the bright side for new folks. Fact is, there's a lot of hard work, dedication, unpleasant...
Forum: Racing   04-09-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,526
Posted By JStorm
Lapworth ( and other new racers), Cool you're...

Lapworth ( and other new racers),
Cool you're wanting to start sailboat racing. The good news is that you're in! Sounds like you have a ride on an active race boat. Boats want newbies.
Here's the...
Forum: Racing   04-05-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 29,431
Posted By JStorm
Pitgirl and smack

It is a well established maritime principal that the Master is responsible for:
1. The safety of crew
2. Safety of the vessel
3. Cargo
(the environment fits in toward the top of the list lately)...
Forum: Racing   04-05-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 29,431
Posted By JStorm
Smile Thanks Livkai of the Contessa 32 for the fcasted...

Thanks Livkai of the Contessa 32 for the fcasted wx that day. 60 kt winds when 40/30 is the fcast is harsh but not that unusual for the area. This area can see some nasty seas when those winds are...
Forum: Racing   04-04-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 29,431
Posted By JStorm
Oops, my mistake. I thought I'd heard gov...

Oops, my mistake. I thought I'd heard gov organizations might pull the plug on this race. Unfortunately, I can see something like that happening.
YES. The safety of the crew and vessel are the...
Forum: Racing   04-03-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 29,431
Posted By JStorm
In my opinion, with limited knowledge, the race...

In my opinion, with limited knowledge, the race should have been abandoned earlier. No point in placing blame now. Although sailboat racing requires dealing w/ the wx you're given, these boats are...
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