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Post Options Post Options   Quote Do Different Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Apr 23 at 3:29pm
Looks great The Q and I'd be interested how you found posting a photo; whenever I try it ends in a big fat fail.  Ouch

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Post Options Post Options   Quote The Q Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Apr 23 at 11:55am
Went to the full size editor, the arrow symbol on the icon line of the quick editor, then on the new icon line there is the tree icon with an up arrow on that clicked that.
Another page comes up, with choose file. Did so, and it worked.

Note my pics are stored as Jpegs of less than 3Mb Normally, this site has a limit of 5Mb and I think that's per posting not per picture.
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It was the third race of our personal handicap series yesterday . It never seems to matter much to me as I must be a very very average sailor as my time comes in a couple on mins then I have a good result and I go back to my normal start time . And that what happened yesterday, I won and my time will go back to normal. Itís does mix things up those as I am the second person out of three races done to win a race that are not normal regular race winners . Some of the normal race winners are starting 5 + minutes later than their  normal start times and some of our less good sailor are stating up to 8 mins earlier. I would not  want to to this kind of racing all year round but itís a great thing to do just for one series to mix things up and give everyone the chance to have their day in the sun . 

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Originally posted by Dakota


It was the third race of our personal handicap series yesterday . It never seems to matter much to me as I must be a very very average sailor as my time comes in a couple on mins then I have a good result and I go back to my normal start time . And that what happened yesterday, I won and my time will go back to normal. Itís does mix things up those as I am the second person out of three races done to win a race that are not normal regular race winners . Some of the normal race winners are starting 5 + minutes later than their †normal start times and some of our less good sailor are stating up to 8 mins earlier. I would not †want to to this kind of racing all year round but itís a great thing to do just for one series to mix things up and give everyone the chance to have their day in the sun .†


After our stunning (not) performance in that race yesterday (checking if the Ringo parking App really does work on the start line and later 2x720s in zero wind, I think we will be starting next Sunday's race just after the British Moths finish their open on Saturday.....Actually scratch that as we won't be there, so we will bank it for another time.😂

Prior to the start we had trouble launching the boat, probably because we had inadvertently left the bailers open and because the aluminium trolley floats they were catching on the main support. As we came off the water the duty officer suggested that perhaps the boat was trying to tell us something before we set off..... I think he was right!
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Your start was perfect ,it was what happened after the first 10m that was the problem . LOL Wink Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Quote The Moo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Apr 23 at 12:08pm
Originally posted by Dakota

Your start was perfect ,it was what happened after the first 10m that was the problem . LOL Wink Smile


Yep, somedays you are the pigeon and others the statue.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote The Q Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Apr 23 at 5:44pm
Didn't get out this Sunday, broke the gooseneck the previous Sunday, new one still hasn't arrived yet.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote H2 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Apr 23 at 7:07am
First time out for Wednesday night racing in years - previously my wife had been working away from home on Wednesdays which meant I was on duty but this year she is WFH so I am a free man. Forgot how much I loved it!!
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Wednesday evening racing is one of sailing simple pleasures . 😀


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Looked at forecast, decided NO! Took dog for a walk, thought maybe? went to club, had a half hour sail in a very gusty wind, glad I went! https://youtu.be/HbYcHvIH4NQ
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