“I had the pleasure of being the RD today for the first day back to points racing in some time. It was good to be back in racing spirit today. First on today’s agenda was spending some time training some new volunteers to do some RD work in the future. Pat Nevitt and Steve Delvin were my assistants today, and both did a fantastic job in helping to sort out the marks, set them, call the start line, call the contacts to weather, and of course score the races.”
The ODOMs were next, and they two had 6 races and the clock was moved back to 2 mins. Again there was some good racing here, unfortunately Kim had to drop out before wetting the hull due to a break. A couple of races were close, but if an odom got out in the lead at the weather it was usually in the top two for sure.
A lot of port starts or immediate tack to port after starting was the theme of the day. The wind was heavily port favoring and I believe we had one boat, having been called over and last to start, played the port favoring perfectly to round the Windward marks clear ahead of the fleet. The usual holes of wind flustered a few skippers, and hence the wind from Mars comment, as it seems the water was moving but the boat wasn’t. :o)
In all it was a good day back. And good corinthian sailing was done by all. And it was good to get some volunteers into the rotation soon. Oh, you are probably wondering about scores. Well that’s a secret. Nah, Mr Points Campbell is working on them and will announce the results soon.
DF95 – SOLD newer purple hull sailed for one season. Will add the spare yellow hull. Comes with everything needed to be competitive. Will include Flysky radio (not shown). In addition, comes complete with 2 – A Rigs, 1 B Rig, 1 C Rig and 1 D Rig – all in a transportable bag. I will also include what ever spare parts I have for the DF95 (Winch, line, sail rings, etc….). I know this may sound expensive, but trust me this is a deal considering all you will be getting: SOLD . (So there is no confusion – there is a stock C rig in the photo that does not belong and will not be included).
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Sol50 – For Sale SOLD– I am hard pressed to let this one go – she’s fast. And with the new sails from Don Lair she’s even more capable. These sails are specifically cut along the lines as specified by Fillippo – and we all know how fast he can be. The sail case and stands included. There will be NO radio associated with this boat – sorry. With the new sails this is a great buy at SOLD.
The San Diego Argonauts would like to thank Bill Edwards and his family for remembering the club after he passed.
Family donated quite a number of beautifully crafted hulls, supplies and tools. Bill’s talent for wood working is clear from these hulls. Each quickly found new homes with club members who will carry on Bill’s passion for RC model boating.
Thank you Argonauts member Bill Edwards, daughter Joauna, and grandson Anthony.
A service for Bill Edwards will be held at Miramar cemetery February 12 at 11:30AM.
PS…anyone who got one of Bill’s hulls on 1/25/2020 and is looking for the plans, we’ve found those those. Contact Webmaster@sandiegoargonauts.com for more info.
SOLD is this Soling 50 built by Bob DeBow. Chuck Black sails. The boat is in great condition. Just add a battery and Tx/Rx and it’s ready to sail. Asking $450. I am listing this for a friend. Contact… email@example.com