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Archive for April, 2007

Alec was featured in the West River Sailing Club news letter this month!  See the online version of the article at http://www.sailingsource.com/wrsc/newsletter/newsletter.pdf

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We’ve found our boat mechanic

Ken Chapman has volunteered to join the caravan down to Tybee and help us out on ourground crew.  He has more than enough experience with boats, fiberglass and gelcoat repairs to keep the team up and running during the entire race.

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The boat is put together

We’ll our intention was to try and get the boat rigged in time to compete on the second day of the Spring Regatta at the West River Sailing Club (WRSC), things always take longer than you imagine.  Since this was the first time putting the boat togetherfor the season, there were lots of new parts […]

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The Spin sail has come and gone

The UPS driver finally delivered our custom spinnaker sail for the Tybee race last night.  I unrolled it in the grass on the side of the house as soon as I gotit just to make sure there weren’t any problems with it.  Thank goodness everything looks right, so we are now onto the next step.  […]

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John from Freedom Signs attached all of the vinyl sponsorship logos on the main sailtoday.  Thanks for all of your hard work on the signs John, everything looksgreat! Wow, now that we have a nice new mainsail, with sponosrship logos and our names plasteredon the side of the sail, it looks like we should know […]

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A new addtion to our ground crew

Jodie Perkins has volunteered to help out teampotc as ground crew during the Tybee500.  She brings a wealth of experience to our team due to the fact that shehas helped out in a number of Worrell 1000 and Tybee 500 campaigns in the past. She’s already helping us tie up some of our loose ends in […]

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Well, I’ve done everything I can with the boat while it’s been in my garage. We had a nice scrap down the side of our Port hull, the we believe was caused by arun in with a lawn mower last year.   The Tybee Sponsorship logos also hadto come off the front of the hulls to […]

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Pirates of the Cheseapke Logo

Elizabeth Chapman, (Keith’s neice) was kind enough to design us our very own JollyRoger logo, that incorporates the homes waters of the Cheseapeke Bay.  Keithcame up with the idea of using crab claws and legs around the traditional skull, andElizabeth, took it to the next level.  It must be nice having such a talentedartist is […]

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Good – The sails arrived for Performance Catamaran – Yippee!! The Bad – The order isn’t right – The Ugly – The problem is, they sent us a plain white spinnaker with a patchsetup for an end pole snuffer.  We should have received our custom spin the Keithdesigned with a patch setup for the mid pole […]

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