some regatta in Little Rock AR (where we smashed in both bows)
that one's called "Sand Snakes" (sorry man)
Was PRO at our regatta (Frayed Knot) which was fun, but the tornado sure put a damper on things!
Went to the NCAC's in Minnesota and got SCHOOLED on racing the Hobie 16 (that got better as the summer wore on...many thanks to Wally Myers, Jim Sohn, Slim Johnson, Ron "the whitecap killer" Means, and special thanks to my crew, Mr. Dave Clark, for putting up with my crap through a complete season)
Raced a Hobie 14 for the first time, was 15 seconds from beating Wrinklie...then I pitch-poled
(finished DFL for the event)
Raced a Prindle 15 for the first time and figured out #1...I don't know how to tack. #2...Dave Webb (on his own) has screwed the P15 portsmouth rating. moral? fun boat, don't race it DPN
Held a Hobie University (albiet to a small group) both couples ended up buying a boat. Jeff's purchase (H18) got the girl (Donna), they're engaged know. Nathan's purchase (H16) got attention from wife Ginny (a broken arm on his fifth outing when the wind suddenly kicked up to over 30 knots!)
Took the Boy scouts, and Weblos, out one Saturday afternoon. Sailed with a H16 newbie couple (twice). Helped a local with a N5.8 get his boat on the water.
Oh ya, Fleet 297 had a fun Sail and "ball hunt"...that was a big hit!
Took the wife for a couple of sails.
Even though it was unseasonably cool, it was a great time. What a life!
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