Month: February 2007

Safety Boat Duty & Boat Tests

Today I was on safety boat duty. I took my camera with me to take some photos. The wind was just over 10 knots, so there were no dramatic life saving scenes worth writing about. It was a bit fluky, though and pissed people off. After the races I rigged Bubble to take her out…



Medium to Light

Today I was expecting medium winds. I went to the club in the morning, rigged Bubble and went out for the first start. Then I realised that I had forgotten my watch. My start wasn’t great. At some point I thought we were about a minute from the gun and when I asked I was…



Kicker Saga – The End

Back in December I had bought an XD kicker through Ebay. This kicker was made by Holt but it wasn’t like all the other Holt XD kickers. I f you go back to the original post you will see what I mean. Back there, I thought that it was a new design of the Holt…



Late Start & Fluky Wind

This morning things started late. Actually, I started late because I woke up late. I aim to be at the club at 9 ‘o clock and I woke up at 9:25! I could hurry and try to make the first race, but I would be too stressed and I decided that I would only do…



Pottle Who?

Today, the second race would be the “Pottle Race”. I have to admit that I don’t know what it is about but I am sure it had to do with fog, because I arrived at the club and there was thick, dense fog. Visibility was bad and on top of that there was no wind…



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