Author Archives: Admiral Nelson

Coming Off The Turn

There was not much change coming off the turn.  Jonathan continues to lead with Sean second, and Nelson close on the outside. A length back is Jay, Gary Schmidt and then Terry.  And then the rest of the pack is jockeying for … Continue reading

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Around The Clubhouse Turn

  Around the clubhouse turn we go, and it is Jonathan (62) maintaining a comfortable 1&1/2 length lead over Sean (16) who has a 2 length lead over Nelson (54) with Jay (81) a neck back on the outside and … Continue reading

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SUMMER SERIES 2017 BEGINS

At 3:30 pm what wind there was came from the south. So, I set out marks that gave us a range of south east to south west.  At 3:50 pm the wind, light as it may be, came from the … Continue reading

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Spring Series Cut Short

We had a late start this spring which shaved off the first couple of weeks and then came the last couple of weeks. Week 5 had plenty of 15-20 knot winds which were “C” sails.  All was going well with … Continue reading

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Rain & Snow Hold Off For Week 3

We did not have to worry about using suntan lotion on this May day.  Once again it felt like early November but 7 of us did show up to  race for a couple of hours.  There actually was a conversation as … Continue reading

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Week 2 Generates 7 Races

After what was a somewhat slow start everyone got organized and in the water to begin week 2 of our spring series.  It must have been that the cooler weather in the morning was affecting everyone’s blood flow.  By afternoon … Continue reading

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Spring Series Has Rough Beginning

RC Laser Spring Series Began by exposing many problems for both boats and skippers.  While many of our fleet were away on spring break those that weren’t were eager to get in the water. THE PROBLEMS:  Sean Quigley developed a … Continue reading

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Jonathan Gorbold Cruses to Victory in Frostbite

We finished the frostbite series at Holiday Harbor racing off the boardwalk with moderate breezes that were very unpredictable much of the time. The spectators arrived early to try and get a close viewing of the event but were disappointed … Continue reading

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“Mary’s Lasagna Takes First Place”

It was cold, damp, and rainy at the canal but ten brave racers showed up to take part in what we now call Canal Days.  The advantage of racing near a bridge is that you can get out of the … Continue reading

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Gary Schmidt Wins Perpetual Award for 2016

Grinding it out pays off this year. It was Gary Schmidt who was awarded the Bill Blevins Perpetual Award for having the best racing percentage of the year. By finishing second in the Frostbite Series, Third in th Spring Series, and third … Continue reading

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