Posts Tagged ‘TP52’
The big trimaran wasn’t the only one doing some mid-ocean laminate repair during the Transpac. From the crew of Phil and Sharon O’Niel’s Michigan-based TP52 NatalieJ: ”It was three nights ago, and we had the A3 up with a tuck and were sending it! Pitch-black, super scary and I was more than a little relieved when we got to see daylight this AM, even after noticing the crack” wrote navigator and repairman Bora Gulari. ”Brian [Torresen - ed] and I got to work fixing the crack right away – still fighting to the end!”
NatJ sits second in her crowded class of 50-something rockets, at least according to the daily position reports, with first place Beecom starting to leg out. The Michiganders didn’t notice quite the amount of debris that Lending Club did; “We’ve seen some debris but nothing too dangerous as of yet. That’s if you ignore the giant green bioluminescent blob we almost hit in the dark a few days ago. We assume that was a whale and it would have been bad.”
July 19th, 2013 by admin
Hot Anarchist-owned racing yacht: Check.
Hot Russian ‘dancer’: Check.
We don’t really understand why anyone prints magazines anymore, but if they made more like this one, we might actually buy one. Okay – maybe not. Here’s the real story from Anarchist tuf-luf:
“This smokin’ Russian model was in a photo shoot on a media boat near the startline of the IRC fleet at King’s Cup Regatta last month in Thailand and we just happened to cruise past in between race starts just as one of the photogs was banging out some frames.
“Turns out she (the photog – Elena Volkova) works for SEA Yachting magazine and now we’re on the cover of the Jan/Feb issue!
“Good times. Even Mrs Tuffie thought so. Enjoy, you bunch of fackwits!”
January 16th, 2013 by admin