Category: Racing

Windseekers Late Spring #3

Racers Dribble May 30th 2012 Windseekers Late Spring #3           Gardyloo finished; an amazing accomplishment on a night with no wind. Grace E kept up the suspense as she tried to finish the last leg from the bottom mark to the line a mere 300 yards away. That’s 300 yards in forty-five minutes and she…

Windseekers Late Spring #2

Racers Dribble May 23rd, 2012 Windseekers Late Spring #2           #@/{>^*! the radio traffic. It got a little busy on Romeo Charlie. Those that were scanning knew the fact that I was in trouble. This is one of those nights when we needed a few more hands, either attached to our bodies or someone else’s.…

Windseekers May 16 Late Spring

Racers Dribble Windseekers Late Spring #1 May 16th, 2012             The Pink Flamingo was uncooperative; the next step would have been duct tape. However, he/she (not sure) managed to stay tied to the Restaurant Ball long enough. We are hoping it’ll nest there for a few more races this year. A Ball marked by a…

Windseekers Spring #4

Racers Dribble MAY 2nd, 2012  WINDSEEKERS SPRING # 4   Wind is a nice thing to have in Sailboat Racing. Maybe we’ll have some next week. When racing Discovery on a Wednesday evening I would always tell the crew to get the sails up quick and let’s go sailing. Even if the start was 45…