Month: August 2006

Laser 156417, aka Bubble!

Today was my last racing Wednesday for this season. I am going on holiday on Monday so I will miss the actual last Wednesday of the series. I went at the club early in the afternoon because there was some Laser training. It turned out to be too basic, and it was decided that I…



Blood, Sweat… and Wind

Today we raced at the Deben Laser Open. Me, Steve and Liam packed our Lasers on a trailer (thanks David), and drove to Woodbridge which is a little town by the river Deben. I wanted to race against some other sailors that I don’t usually race against just to see how good, or bad, I…



Improvement?

Today, I went to the club quite early. There was a nice wind, quite steady, not very gusty and I quite enjoyed it. I went to the club quite early and I had plenty of time to have chat with Steve and rig my boat. I had to help a new member rig his boat…



Newsflash: Buy Your Own Boat

If you don’t have a boat, buy one! No, really, if you are into dinghy racing or even just sailing and you don’t already own a boat, go buy one now. Today I felt so comfortable in my Laser, that made the whole thing feel so much better. I know that it’s mainly psychological but…



Chatter and Concentration

Today, I was hoping for a dry day so I could put my new tell-tales on the sail. My prayers were heard and with Brent’s help I managed to put three pairs of tell-tales, above the sail “window”. Next time I will put two more pairs at the luff of the sail in line with…



TYCR b x i