Regattas

Harry Dusrch and Crew Win 2014 District 19 Championships

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Regattas | Comments Off on Harry Dusrch and Crew Win 2014 District 19 Championships

Mark Rodgers, Steve Travis, Brian Thomas and myself (Harry Dursch).  Got in a total of 8 races all on an easterly that came and went throughout the weekend.  This was their thermal that dominated the more prevalent and expected SWesterly that never showed.  Stuart Archer and his son brought over Challenger for the event.  We sailed well and had a commanding lead going into last couple races.  Going into the last race Jeff Fisher, Jeff Bond, and Stuart were tied for 2nd -4th and all three boats overlapped at leeward mark.  Jeff Bond went left, Manic (Fisher) followed, and Stuart went...

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Team Furio Wins Italian Nationals Again!

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Italian J-24 National Championship Lake Como, Italy May 29 – June 2, 2014 By:  B. Thomas Arriving on the shores of Lake Como for the first time, Team Tundra (aka “Furio”) quickly affirmed our own expectations…this was going to be challenging mountain lake sailing venue.   The kind of sailing that  the many years of experience on our very own Lake Washington might serve us well.   Mountains rising up out of the water, lining nearly the full length of the Lake, with waters deep and narrow.   It was certain to be a shifty and puffy event, but was it to be a one-sided race course,...

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Team Furio at Italian J24 National Championship

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Regattas | Comments Off on Team Furio at Italian J24 National Championship

Team Furio at Italian J24 National Championship

Team Furio travelled to Cannigione in northern Sardinia for the 2012 Italian J24 National Championship and the 2012 J24 European Championship. Cannigione is the same location that held the 2008 J24 Worlds, so having sailed there before, we felt that we had a good start on other teams that would be competing there for the first time.  During the worlds, we experienced a lot of jib sailing and we were looking forward for more of the same. However, this year was different, the wind pressure never got over 12-15 kts and the only time we touched the jib was when we flaked it on the dock the very...

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