Category Archives: Sailing

Sailing Photos

I’m a sucker for hot sailing photos. Recently Glenn turned me onto’s Big Picture feature and I found some good sailing photos – The Volvo Ocean Race and sailing around the world. For you J24 fans here’s a YouTube … Continue reading

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J24 Districts

This past weekend was the J24 Districts. Friday we all took the day off optimistic we’d have a great day of racing only to sit around the club all day watching the rain and waiting for wind. Saturday we got … Continue reading

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Hair of the Dog Visits Vancouver

This past weekend the Hair of the Dog team hauled the boat up to Vancouver for the Canadian J24 Nationals at WAVES 2008. It was hosted by the snazzy Royal Vancouver Yacht Club with its strict no cellphone and no … Continue reading

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I rarely need help…

…drinking but tomorrow we are heading to Vancouver for the Canadian J24 championships and there is a drink(ing) competition on Saturday night: Put your creative minds and taste buds together to develop a drink that you would be proud to … Continue reading

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Seattle NOOD

This weekend the sailing crew took Friday off and raced Brad’s J24, Hair of the Dog, at Seattle’s first NOOD (National Offshore One-Design.) We had the good fortune of this being the first three day stretch of gorgeous Seattle weather … Continue reading

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The Gorge

This past weekend we went down to the Gorge. Some professional photos were shot. Here’s one of our boat:

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J-105 Racing

A skipper I occasionally sail with recently bought a J-105 and invited me out this Saturday for Snowbird 06 – Race 2, his second race in it (and my first time on a J-105). (For more pictures of Xtreme being … Continue reading

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J24 Boat Handling Video

J24 boathandling CDROM

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This past weekend

Busy weekend! After sneaking away early Friday I had dry land practice for the J24 Districts, the I rushed over to check out Hump 2. We even made the Stranger’s blog, HUMP 2 Storms Seattle!, or, at least my ass … Continue reading

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Tonight was a pretty regular night for us out on the J24. Some good starts, some bad. Some good mark roundings, some bad. This is until on the last upwind leg of the night I apparently missed the duck in … Continue reading

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