Newport Regatta tune up prior Saturday

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Postby aburton » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:12 pm

The Newport Regatta is July 14 & 15. The long range forecast calls for Sunny weather with temps in the low 80s and sea breezes filling in from the SW around 12-15, maybe as much as 18, knots each day. In other words, typical New conditions.

The previous Saturday, Fleet 9 has racing scheduled and any visiting boats are welcome to join us, gratis, for some tuning. We anticipate 3-5 races starting just off the harbor entrance at 1 PM. It's also Tall Ships Weekend so Newport will be a hopping spot. After sailing everyone is invited to Ida Lewis YC for burgers and drinks.
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Postby raywulff » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:16 pm

Sounds good. After the Annapolis regatta in June 14&15, we are going to pack up the boat and head to NPT for the July event.
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Postby Guest » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:19 pm

Unfortunately, Angry Chameleon is out for Newport because we have a wedding - but we are in for Cedar Point, BBR, J Jam & NA's!

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Postby aburton » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:20 pm

Great! If you're leaving the boat for a while and want to save a few dollars, you can park it in my driveway. I have room for at least 3 boats as mine will be at Sail Newport or in the water.
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Postby aburton » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:22 pm

255 will be missed. But on the upside all my scores probably just went up 1 place. : )

I'll make all the others, except maybe NAs. Unless we're having a stellar year, in which case...
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Postby firebolt » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:25 pm

We'll plan to be in Newport! Don't forget the J/80 Downeast Championship is just a few hours drive north the following weekend (July 20-22) with great sailing and world famous Maine Lobsters! Come join us in beautiful Boothbay Harbor!
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Postby aburton » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:33 pm

Bill, I'm looking at a chart of Boothbay Harbor as I type! Hope I can get there.
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Postby raywulff » Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:40 am

Andrew, I haven't seen anyone but yourself locally registering for this event. Is the Newport fleet going to post?
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