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Old 14-12-2008, 16:51   #1
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Took 3rd In J24 Nationals

This weekend was the Singapore J24 Nationals. I have been on Pemaquid for about a year as trimmer.

Only 10 boats entered but we took 3rd overall (8 races and we got 2 wins!) and got the owner a trophy for his bookshelf.

The first day we had 16 knots steady in clear conditions and a great day to sail.

Here are a couple of shots from day two - drizzle all day and about 6-9 knots.

The two shots at the bottom mark, we were outside in 5th at the bottom mark on teh first lap. We dropped spinnaker a bit early and button hooked to take two places away and finish 3rd. Very cool!

In the third photo we are about to tack under Angel, the eventual winner.
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Congratulations! In my point of view it is harder to race in lighter winds like you experienced on day 2. That you could win races in 16 and in 6-9 is a good indication that you and your skipper know what you're doing.
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