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Hatch boards: The retrofit of USA #415 Continued
I am busy getting ready for the Pacific Cup in 2020 which is only months away. In a detailed review of the PacCup PCER (Pacific cup Equipment Rules) on section says: § 2.2 Hatch Boards• A boat's hatch boards, whether or not in position in the hatchway, shall be secured
A Tale of Two Rudders: The retrofit of USA #415 Continues
I was sailing the Davis Island around the Egmont Key race on Saturday, Nov 16, 2019. We were beam reaching in about 18 knots of wind and just flying. About 14 miles into the Race I heard a"crunch" sound as the boat immediately rounded up. After a quick assessment,
The Retrofit of USA #415 - Minitransat Prototype
On January 18th, 2018 I purchased and drove home my new sailboat. My Boat is a a Mini. Mini's are specifically designed for single handed offshore sailing. 6.50 Class For its intended use, racing across the Atlantic Ocean, the Mini 6.50 is very short and beamy, being nearly
Sailing: Mini Transat Prototype USA 415 is Sailing the Pacific Cup in 2020
June 19th, 2020 – Relentless racing with be joining the Pacific Cup Regatta from San Francisco to Hawaii a premier sailboat racing event. The Pacific Cup is the:"THE FUN RACE TO HAWAII" The FUN Race to Hawai’i runs every other year (on even years) between San Francisco and Hawaii.