Monthly Archives: July 2008

Wednesday sailing

Finally I got a good sail in! I’ve been loitering around since the worlds trying to get on the water and get a good few hours in and this Wednesday it was my time. There was a nice 10-12 knots … Continue reading

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Headcamming

I’ve had several headcams over the years, starting with an Oregon ATC1000 (which they never made the waterproof case for – damn them…)  and ATC2000 and a crazy little wireless jobby but have always been disappointed with the picture quality. I was … Continue reading

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A little bit of not-so-secret Squirreling

Fat Bottomed Girl is currently in the workshop, getting new trampolines (which fit!) and a new rig, so today I went sailing in the Squirrel. And jolly nice it was too. It was a lovely sunny day at BCYC, with … Continue reading

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Post worlds comedown

Its been a few weeks now and things are slowly getting back into their usual swing. I’ve been busy doing a few tweaks to the Squirrel including making a new daggerboard with a few tweaks in (and the shocking pink … Continue reading

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The worlds that never were…

Well, I thought I would let you all know what the hell is going on down here. Its pretty damn windy and 4 races were got in yesterday, along with however many they can fit in today. I managed (in … Continue reading

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Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooored

I am bored bored bored. But apparently there is going to be a speed challenge shortly…wonder who will go out and risk boat-breakage. Ho hum, I’m off to twiddle my thumbs.

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Fun pics so far…

In order: Howling seas at Portland Bill Bladeriders “Camp Epoxy” in the hangar Helens poor little Citroen after being attacked by her Hungry Tiger – wind blew boat with roof racks off the car… Garys trailer after being attacked by … Continue reading

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Still sitting around

Borderline sailable today, but committee on the cautious side. Gust up to thirty knots, averaging well over 20 though… Apparently the BR FX went sailing last night with Pilot Bora on board, in thirty knots of wind and the predictable result occured, … Continue reading

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Blown Away!

Well, so much for the light winds worlds that were predicted around the globe! Yesterday’s practice race was blown off, with massive gusts hitting the harbour. This proved a good thing for some, particularly Mr. Thomas A. Whicher, who came … Continue reading

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Camp foiltown

Weymouth is shaping up to be one hell of an event – nearly 100 boats entered so far, plenty of people in with a chance of winning it and plenty of shiny new kit floating around. I’ve been out in … Continue reading

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