Local Knowledge


Not A Problem

taking second place in the St Petersburg, Florida to Isla de Mujere, Mexico
in the Regatta Del Sol al Sol, “Tampa Girl” blew up the traveler
at 12:00 am on the first night of the 500 mile delivery back. No worries,
a few modifications to the continuous main sheet system and they were
back in business.

rig got them through the remaining 3 days of 15-25 knot winds and 8 to
10 foot waves and yes, it was four days of heavy beating and only put
in a reef for a short time on the first day. They even sailed the Thursday
night beer can race with the rig 2 days later! They said "In retrospect,
a good recovery always brings a smile in what should have been anarchy.
Which rules."