No race tonight

May 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

The 2017 Annapolis Wednesday Night Racing season is off to an interesting start ...

First Race       -  No wind / Race cancelled

Second Race   -  Not our best showing, a very rare "DFL"

Third Race      -  No wind / Race cancelled

Since Xiberger was already rigged for this now cancelled third race in Series I, we loitered near the starting line, enjoyed some beer and addressed onboard network/compute items with new software and the B&G 5000 computer. The Pride Of Baltimore came past us, winds kicked up a bit, the Woodwinds were setting sail as well ....

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So, we decide to hoist the main, jib came out and before we knew it we were flying the chute.  Very nice relaxing sail while everyone had a beer in hand.

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Here is some great video footage from last weeks' race.  Xiberger had some decent coverage around video timer:  00:31 (Julian & Dave on bow), 6:03 (Spinnaker Douse, decent rounding)  

2017 AYC WNR Series 1 Race 1


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