Nor'Easter 2010

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Nor'Easter 2010

Postby Chuck Luscomb » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:26 pm

Well Gents,

We are just under a month away from one of the best sailing events of the season. Newport RI and FT Adams is a very unique stop on the New England circut. Past events have seen calm near drift condtions on one day and 2-3ft breaking waves the next with a foul tide to boot! Check out the photos from 2009 from Bob Greer. Sunday was amazing. Here is the link
http://picasaweb.google.com/greerdr/NorEaster200902#

Don't miss this one. The NOR and entry forms are posted on the regatta pages and now is the time to get them done.

Motel 6 seems to offer the best rates in Newport with prices around $80/night. Dinner will be dutch at the Coddington Brewery as in years past.

Won't you join us?

Skippers list as of 4/9

Jake Leo CT
Bruce Walton CT
Ed Walton MA
Bob Greer FL
Kevin MacLellan CT
Tim Stone VT
Dave Ramos MD
Al Dion FL/CT (possible)
Chuck Luscomb CT
Dave VanCleef RI
Ken Koheler ME
Ernest Freeland MD


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Postby Chuck Luscomb » Mon May 03, 2010 10:14 am

Well, Newport did not disapoint. Beautiful weather on Saturday with S winds 5-8. Newport would not be worth it if we did not get a taste of B rigs and for a short time C's might have been a good call. Sunday started off at 8-10kts out of the South but started building at lunch to the high teens and a few races into the low 20's but then it settled to perfect B rig condidtions for the balance of the day.

After 26 races in challenging conditions, the results looked like this...

1-Chuck Luscomb 48pts
2-Bob Greer 68pts
3-Jake Leo 70pts
4-Bruce Walton 73.5pts (Redress)
5-Dave VanCleef 79pts(retired)
6-Dave Ramos 111pts
7-Al Dion 133pts
8-Tim Stone 152pts
9-Kevin MacLellan 182pts (retired)
10-Ed Walton 200pts
11-Ken Koehler 224pts(retired)

Congrats to everyone who joined us. The VFW next door to the resturant will remember us for a long time to come. A great group of folks made the trip to Newport worth every moment.

Full report and photos to follow shortly.

5/4/10- OOOOPPPS! After finding a scoring error, the places changed as shown above. Doc moved up and Jake fell to 3rd. Damn Computers.

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Postby Chuck Luscomb » Fri May 07, 2010 10:04 am

Gents,

During the Nor'Easter we had a number of photographs taken. Bob did his usual great job in collecting some great shots. We also had a professional taking some pictures from the crash boat tied to the head of the dock. You can view these at...


http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/sredir?u ... feat=email

and

http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/sredir?u ... feat=email

and

www.cohenphotography.com/ under "latest". Some really intersting shots from a different vantage point.

Matt Cohen got his start in the business shooting an EC12 event in 04' and some of his photos made it into Sail Magazine and he decided to make it a profession.

Enjoy!



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Postby Doug Wotring » Fri May 07, 2010 12:11 pm

those are some great photos.
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Postby greerdr » Fri May 07, 2010 8:15 pm

But we must thank Bruce Waltons brother Skip for the pix.I was busy trying to keep Katie-O afloat.

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Postby yachtie » Sat May 15, 2010 8:07 pm

Awesome pics from different points - some shots make you wonder where the crew are [:D]
Oh to have a <font size="6">BIG </font id="size6"> lens camera [8D]

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Postby Capt. Flak » Thu May 20, 2010 8:12 am

Looks like the 12 is going big time. The Matt Cohen photos are featured in Sailing Anarchy today. http://www.sailinganarchy.com/index_page1.php

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