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I'm sad...

This weather - rain, rain, rain - but no wind. Miss getting on the water and miss you guys and gals.

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Me too. It’s a good thing Sarah McLaughlin isn’t a windsurfer etc. we have been having 7.5 sailing conditions in s e fl and some lightning and rain. Wings and wind foils are enjoying sea breeze most days lately. Come join the fun

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I say we need an alternate sports that could pull together at least some portion of the guys and gals on windless days. Hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, SUP…?

Maybe add a forum page under windsportatlanta - ‘windlesssportatlanta’ or ‘wind-alternate sports atlanta’?

I know that my earlier suggestions for additional forum pages didn’t gain much traction but I (humbly) think this is a winner!? Besides, 3 times is a charm, right? Or is it 3 strikes out - banned from the webpage for harassing the administrator?😒

Come on webguy, this may not cure all your windless blues but will address some of your complaints? 😁

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Put some miles on that new van.

Tybee looks to have some breeze this weekend

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webguy wrote:

This weather - rain, rain, rain - but no wind. Miss getting on the water and miss you guys and gals.

Me too, It may be a good time to use those Catalinas collecting dust and spiders.

7/23-24 is looking good at Huguenot. A bit to far off to commit to a trip but watching it.

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HamdiD wrote:

Maybe add a forum page under windsportatlanta - ‘windlesssportatlanta’ or ‘wind-alternate sports atlanta’?

I second this motion. I know Gene is going to be looking for cycling hookups soon too.

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We could take Gene's and Moredownhaul's Laser's out and race around the buoys at OF. We may need a crew of 4 per boat ( some may have to row)

Or... drag longboards out

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I got a sailing mini fix Monday with the surfski . Hit 4.5 on a downwinder with a golf umbrella. Biggrin

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There are at least 3 Catalina 25s among us. I suggest we each get a crew of wind-starved windsporters and jump in to a Wednesday night race.
Also, how about a Learn to Windsurf Day so we'll have new peeps to unload sell our old crappy stuff quality used gear to. Good

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It's not like I don't have stuff to do - I'm riding about 90-100 miles a week. It's that I'd really rather be out foiling. Ripping it on West Point last Saturday was so much fun, I want to do it again (and again). Thanks for the suggestions for all the alternative activities. I've got a Cat 25 that needs to be cleaned up (and a deck at the house that needs oil and grass cut and...)

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FoilDodo wrote:

There are at least 3 Catalina 25s among us. I suggest we each get a crew of wind-starved windsporters and jump in to a Wednesday night race. Also, how about a Learn to Windsurf Day so we'll have new peeps to unload sell our old crappy stuff quality used gear to. Good

Wednesday’s are good for me
Just need crew.

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moredownhaul wrote:
FoilDodo wrote:

There are at least 3 Catalina 25s among us. I suggest we each get a crew of wind-starved windsporters and jump in to a Wednesday night race. Also, how about a Learn to Windsurf Day so we'll have new peeps to unload sell our old crappy stuff quality used gear to. Good

Wednesday’s are good for me Just need crew.

I just participated in my first wed night race as crew on a C&C 36. It was a great time!

What’s the ideal number of crew for a Catalina 25?

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I just participated in my first wed night race as crew on a C&C 36. It was a great time!

What’s the ideal number of crew for a Catalina 25?

2 or 3 would work good.

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Quit whinning. Gilmer shows Dot on Friday.......

What happens in a black hole stays in a black hole.

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Randy wrote:

Quit whinning. Gilmer shows Dot on Friday.......

My long range forecast is wind Saturday afternoon. I have an inescapable family commitment. You're welcome.

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Well those dots were fun while they lasted.

What happens in a black hole stays in a black hole.

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Looking for something to do during the summer doldrums?

https://www.bbc.com/sport/56720358

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Think you can run 4.16666 miles in an hour? Probably.

Could you do it again the following hour? Quite possibly.

How about the hour after that? The legs might be feeling it by now.

What if you had to do it every hour for the next two or three days?

It's hard to say exactly how long you'll be running for - because this race only finishes when there's one person left standing.

And the organizer also does this race, too: https://www.bbc.com/sport/athletics/47040763

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