Sailing World Magazine covers Wet Wednesday aboard J/105 Repeat Offender

Thanks to Paul Harteck for this cool Wet Wednesday video taken during a Wet Wednesday.   Also check out this really cool article from Sailing World where two writers for the magazine hitch a suprise ride with the J/105, Repeat Offender, on a hitch hiker Wet Wednesday (it's worth the read).   https://www.sailingworld.com/taken-for-ride/?OKeZtDbGBPX2smeu.03

Menace finishes 2nd at Cal Race Week

The Farr 30, Menace, owned and helmed by William Daffron, finished 2nd at the 2019 Cal Race Week in the PHRF B division.  3 Big Dogs and Namaste also competed in the event with 3 Big Dogs grabbing 8th place in a highly competitive J/70 field.  Check out full results online .

The Hardway Race from Jib & Tonic's perspective

COASTWISE SPINNAKER COURSE: From the start line off Santa Barbara, leave the fixed mark H and Anacapa Island to port, leave the R2 Ventura entrance buoy to starboard, and finish in the Ventura Harbor entrance channel. The handicap length is 47 nm.   A day on Jib & Tonic (while the sun never shone, the wind did not disappoint):   Light breeze & up coast current to start, first [...]

Uncle Bob and Taxi Dancer Compete in the Newport to Ensenada Race

The race was pretty normal for the N2E.  Wind at the start was southwesterly, so close reach, getting lifted as the afternoon goes on.  We set a chute late in the afternoon and kept it up through the finish, although peeled to the ¾-oz in the morning as the wind picked up.  We did about five total jibes. In the N2E, it’s not unusual to do many jibes and several [...]

5/6/19 Chalk Talk - Windward/leeward & luffing rights

How far can a leeward boat luff a windward boat before and after the start?  Get out your rule book and check out Rule 11, Rule 16.1, and Rule 17!