Monthly Archives: December 2013

Rest in Peace Walt

Rest in Peace Walt Walt Nuschke passed away on December 20. Thank you to Nelson Weiderman for the following words: Walt took over as J/105 Chief Measurer in 2008, and he only retired from that job in 2012 when his health took a turn for the worse. Previously he had been the Vice President, the…
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Santa Barbara YC Holiday Regatta

Santa Barbara YC Holiday Regatta The annual Santa Barbara YC Holiday Regatta has been known over the course of time to experience the extremes in weather. The forecast for the weekend event was exciting for those who enjoy downwind planing conditions. With morning winds of 10-20 kts NW increasing to 20-30 kts in the afternoon…
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Hot Rum Series

Hot Rum Series The infamous Hot Rum Series in San Diego attracted 143 entrants to compete over three Saturdays on Nov. 9, 23, and Dec. 7. Using an inverted start system, with the 11.9 mile course routed around fixed marks, wind direction and strength frequently impact the final results. The J/105s generally seem to dominate…
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