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Old 06-10-2014, 19:09   #31
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Waves of 100 feet in height have been recorded by buoys located off Vancouver Island.

Extreme Waves - Craig B. Smith - Google Books

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Thanks for posting that link. I found the linked pages interesting with facts about some extreme waves.
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That's a great picture Paul. Esp. the hand holding on. How did you do in the Pacific Cup?
Thanks. We did OK in the Pac Cup, but didn't finish on the podium. To be fair the three top boats (in our division) sailed hard and smart. We backed off a bit. The high point for us was when we diverted to render assistance to a boat that had lost her rudder about 100 miles from Hawaii. They were in no immediate danger, and were limping in under a fragile emergency rudder. They wanted to motor the rest of the way to reduce the time they were exposed to the potentially rudder-breaking lumpy seas, so we transfered some diesel to them, as well as part of our own emergency rudder (should theirs break).

Anyway, we were given redress for the time spent giving aid, and ended up tied for fourth place (in our division). We were in contention for fourth place before we diverted.

Here are some more photos from our southbound trip off the Oregon coast. Definitely more wind and seas that I would have preferred, but the boat and crew did fine.


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