J/Fest — A time to learn

A good regatta in terms of learning.  Carter really brought a focus on the details.  Breeze for Day One added some excitement and once we got into a groove we were closer in the hunt on Day Two.  Racing was perhaps a bit frustrating given the format and inherent PHRF shortcomings between boats, somewhat magnified …

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Cuttyhunk!

Another great Cuttyhunk event.  Perfect reaching conditions for us and it showed.  Had a good start while exiting the harbor and the A0 was working for us until things got funky by Fort Wetherill.  We found a great current outflow (please all: remember what that looks like!) and in the light air it really kept …

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EGYC

Once again we won the weekend!  hahaha  The actual race, not so much, with a 9/14.  BUT, I think we were literally just a minute or two out of THIRD — we saw Dark Star finish right in front of us and they were 4th.  We had a pretty tight wrap going on the downwind …

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