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Cyber Monday Sail

10 degree temperature drop, Should be a little wind.

Anyone going ?

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

I can meet you up there. Whether I get in the water is another thing. Biggrin

This is the time of year in which we are all in denial about the coming of winter and cold water. Also, when new windsurfers in the area find out who (and where) Fred Howard is.

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

How is the water? Did we go from shorty straight to drysuit ?

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

Water temp on 11/15 was 65°.
btw, mo down haul, I have a fleece for you.

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

water was okay today - used my cheapo (but flexible) 4/3 and pretty comfortable with air temps around 48. Didn't have trouble with either feet or hands. A cap helped as well as long sleeve poly shirt underneath.

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I def want to score some fleece from ya!
If you don't sail Monday I'll leave some Fleece $ with Gene or William.

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High temp forecast keeps lowering so unlikely I’m sailing... I’m just a few minutes off 85 at Clairmont if you have time to grab your swell fleece on your way.

I’ll be ordering a few more for anybody that wants in on this. 404.386.8505

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

I feel like I am missing something. What fleece are we talking about?

There is no off season.

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Randy wrote:

I feel like I am missing something. What fleece are we talking about?

I dunno either. This guy might know

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--- The Arrogant Jerk: Crabby and irritable since 1998.

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What fleece are we talking about?

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Well, that solves a few problems.

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

Fleece always served me well with my dry suit.

PeelSkid

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

Hello everyone,

I've left Nolimitz mast shim at VP on Friday night, most likely around first parking spot.
If you find one today, please don't throw it away.

Ed

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If so, how much did you get?

$30 covers the cost. Easiest Christmas shopping ever!
Ordering the last ones this week. How many can I put you down for? Shok

Alan, call/text me (I must have an old # for you) 404-386-8505

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

My back is still freaking out (muscles haven't enjoyed several long car trips recently). I'm going to spectate today. Sad

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I'm sailing.

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

1:15 Van Pugh report - wind on the bank 17 to 22 MPH, more offshore, BUT 43 degrees with wind chill of 34 degrees (per my new windmeter.).

Park was empty, no other sailors, guess I was too late.

Gene

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Darn! and I was just about to go. Guess I'll just sit by the fire

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I’m in Canada for work today. I think it’s warmer up here.

Marek

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail
gene_mathis wrote:

1:15 Van Pugh report - wind on the bank 17 to 22 MPH, more offshore, BUT 43 degrees with wind chill of 34 degrees (per my new windmeter.).

Park was empty, no other sailors, guess I was too late.

Gene

You were too early? CP and Rhett went out on small 5s. I stopped by to say hello, went to blow leaves (doing my part to keep CA safe) and came back by when it was 39 degrees. They both looked happy which was a relief as it had dropped off a bit when I was first there.

Gene, I thought you'd decamped to warmer climes like Canada or Florida (really, this time of year, what's the difference - both are full of the same people. Biggrin )

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Re: Cyber Monday Sail

Is it okay that I'm not desperate enough to go out today with a predicted high of 41? It's going to be warmer in Montana today...

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