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Hi Everyone
My name is Gina (which came about fairly recently after a drunken visit to a tattoo/sex change parlour in Singapore)but enough about that!
I like enjoying life and take the mickey out of anyone mercilessly. I can also take fun being poked at me, whether its my sailing ability or my sense of humour, which are probably equally bad.
Anyway, I hope this isn't one of those posh clubs where you daren't raise your voice without eyebrows being raised. After a few glasses (or bottles) of wine, I love a good laugh !!
Anyway, whats the lowdown on the racing here - whose the one to beat (not that I have any chance ...).
Looking forward to the race this evening (any idea how long its supposed to last?)
Cheers
Gina
Skipper - GinaT

PS Why haven't we got any "smileys" on here?


--- Last Edited by Gina at 2010-06-11 18:33:54 ---
Danny
Hello Gina,

There is plenty of humor and laugh at the chat room, you may need to be there at the right time. Usually late at night. USA night.

Take a look at the SYC Ranking for an idea who is who here. Regardeless of your sailing abilities there are plenty of competion in the middle of the pack as well.

Before I forget, people here seems to like Rum and Mermaids.

Welcome to SOL.
Antonio



--- Last Edited by zero at 2010-06-12 22:08:29 ---
Hi Antonio
Thanks for the welcome. I'll try the chat box, but I don't really like them as I can never remember what I've already said :-)
GinaT

--- Last Edited by Gina at 2010-06-14 15:53:11 ---
Danny
Hi Gina,
welcome to SOL racing.
One of the beautiful things of this "society" is that membership in SYC is not mandatory for participation in racing. The membership is really affordable and gets you into the ranking system.
POSH - NOT? The chat rooms are full of fun, knowledgeable persons with a genuine will to answer all questions - novice or expert.

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In search of wind and ice, we traveled as far as Alaska. Here on Lake Iliamna we will have our next ice race. Round the lake 145nm circuit counterclockwise in the DN ice boat. High speeds are expected so fasten your seatbelts and put on your goggles. Please note that there is no Performance Loss.
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Norrtalje Segelsallskap, 70km NE of Stockholm was founded in 1920, and time was when the society’s season opened with a challenging offshore race from the club line off Flaten island at the mouth of the long and narrow Norrtaljeviken, out onto a triangular course around the Aland Sea, to finish at Simpnas slightly to the north on Bjorko island - some 78nm in total. This will be the 6th time that SOL is running this race, and just like its previous iteration almost exactly 2 years ago will be held as a TIMEDrace in pretty Club Swan 50s.
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This year's second ARCH series race will run from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on a route designed by SOLer Vida_Maldita (under his former alias of zero) in 2013. This is a replica of a classic triennial race of 1200nm, first run in 1947. More information about this IRL race can be found here.
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