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Author: STEVEN D KATZMAN
Subject: Part II CORINTHIAN RACE 2020, the hellish beat
Info: (302 views) Posted: Monday 3-2-20 04:47:43 PM
I then posted this on the SSS forum: I have long enjoyed doing the SSS races. I do them doublehanded, with the exception of the Vallejo I. I admire singlehanders, but racing singlehanded is not my cup of tea. I love racing my Express 27 double handed in the SSS events. While racing these events it has been my pleasure to modify my racing to accomodate those racing singlehanded. I do not push the limits at mark roundings or crossings with singlehanded boats. I take more then my usual cautions to avoid confrontations and collisions. The SSS races are some of the best offered. They offer interesting distance courses. They are priced fairly. Lots of bang for the buck. It would be a great loss to have the SSS close their racing to the E27 fleet. We can modify our behavior on the race course and prevent that loss. My heart goes out to Dave Herrigel. I saw Hedgehog being pounded on the rocks. It was a sight from a nightmare of any boatowner. SDK There is much discussion going on about this. Go to sfbaysss.org then go to forum. Look for Corinthian Race 2020 and Thread for discussion of the sss doublehanded/singlehanded.

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