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Team Furio Wins Worlds 2019!!!

Posted by on Nov 4, 2019 in Articles, Regattas | Comments Off on Team Furio Wins Worlds 2019!!!

Team Furio’s Keith Whittemore, Shelby Milne, Willem Van Waay, Mark Rodgers, and Brian Thomas won the 2019 Worlds in convincing fashion. Besting 78 other teams in all conditions in Miami, the team averaged 5.5 points/race to dominate a fleet that included five past world champions. Photo credit: photoboat.com Stay tuned for the inside scoop, and in the mean time, be proud of this team and our fleet and check out the following recap articles and pics. Sail-World Interview with Keith:https://www.sail-world.com/news/223783/Keith-Whittemore-on-winning-the-2019-J-24-Worlds...

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J/24 Speed Clinic with Mike Ingham

Posted by on Aug 3, 2019 in Tuning | Comments Off on J/24 Speed Clinic with Mike Ingham

Mike Ingham visited Seattle in mid-July and ran a J/24 tuning clinic to help us all get the most out of our J/24s. Notes from Carl Sheath and the crew of Tremendous Slouch are shared below. Thanks to Keith Whittemore for organizing the event and CYC for hosting a Saturday evening chalk talk that was open to all members. Below are Carl and Team Slouch’s notes: J24 Tuning/Coaching Clinic with Mike Ingham. Friday 7/12 – Sunday 7/14 Main Topics: Rig Tune and Mast Butt PositionLight Air PerformanceCrew Weight Positioning Rig Tune and Mast Butt Position: The goal was to...

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2018 Italian Nationals Regatta Results

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Articles | Comments Off on 2018 Italian Nationals Regatta Results

Risultati Finali 38° Campionato Italiano J24 (1)

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Harry Dursch’s tips for sailing on Lake Washington

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in Area Knowledge, Articles | Comments Off on Harry Dursch’s tips for sailing on Lake Washington

Harry’s talk

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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!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Regattas | Comments Off on Team Furio Wins Italian Nationals Again!

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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