Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Bang

We had to work on Friday night so once again missed the MAST Race. It turns out that we may have been fortunate. All of the GP boats were apparently quite close together at the mark and there was some boat to boat contact that resulted in one competitor being de-masted. Not good. I also heard that there were two de-mastings at the Chicago NOOD races the same day. I guess it is a good time to be a rigger.

American Exceptionalism

Peter Schramm, liked to tell the story of his family's escape from Hungary in the aftermath of its failed revolution against Russian Com...