Click the "1 attachment" link to see the fleet response to the NORCAL Ocean Racing Council Recommendations by our President.
Dear Moore 24 Association Members and Associates,
The Northern California Ocean Racing Council Safety Committee has posted draft recommendations for safety equipment and training for offshore races minimum equipment requirements for offshore races.
Maybe you're thinking to yourself "this is the year I break out the bow and stern pulpits and lifelines, see if my running lights work, and have a go at the DHF. How bad can it be to sit on a Moore 24 for 10+ hours?" Well, meet Webb Chiles. Webb recently purchased hull #40, renamed her Gannett, and is planing to undertake his 6th circumnavigation (of the planet, not the Farallones) n her. Webb relocated Gannett from Illinois to San Diego the weekend of October 11th, and will be splitting time between Chicago and San Diego for a good part of 2013 getting the boat ready.
Update: I'm still trying to track down e-mail addresses for owners of the following hull numbers:
003, 015, 016, 020, 023, 045, 046, 073, 087, 094, 096, 109, 110, 112, 129, 137, 142, 143, and 146
Let me know if you have any information.
The correct dates for the 2012 Commodore's Cup at Huntington Lake are June 30-July 1.
The Schedule link has been updated.
There's a great story about the Three Bridge Fiasco at norcalsailing.com!
Results are posted on the Race Results page.
Here are the top 5
1 - 68 GRUNTLED Simon/bart Winer/hackwort / Winer/hackworth
2 - 118 BANDITOS John Kernot / Scott Sorenson
3 - 89 MOORETICIAN Peter Schoen / Roe Patterson
4 - 134 PENGUIN Matt Dini / Tiim Mctighe
5 - 29 LEGS Lester Robertson / Mary Robertson
A Bit Early
Results are preliminary and there is an ominous statement in there about the over early boats having not been bashed yet so, pending other developments, we are still raging and someone has to take the recycling out as we can’t fit another Champaign bottle in there!
Wow what a day, what a fast race, what a huge lead from 89, what a great fleet with 30 starters… yeah that’s what I’m talking about. Well done to the seldom seen boats and hope you go home and spread the Moore magic around.
Cadenza 19 Donald, Bruce
Sparrowhawk 65 Condy, Tom
Tonopah Low 88 Shaw, Emma
Three Bridge Shout Out!
21 miles of course usually works out to about 40 miles over the bottom and likely only a few feet between us at the end of the long day. Always hard to sit there going around and around in the eddy off Angel Island or fighting in the relief at Red Rock thinking that you will never escape the gyre but if you stick with it and are on a Moore you have a great chance of winning this Fiasco. Can’t wait to see all of you bright and early Saturday off the City front for our kick off. Weather looks good and breeze is NE in the forecast right now so anything can happen…