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[*] posted on 8-3-2008 at 02:48 PM
Sailing vid for Paula and ccholder...


...and you're never to old to learn!

Watching this will give you a bit of the feeling of the joy of sailing:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWINygISxDE

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[*] posted on 8-3-2008 at 09:33 PM


Thank you windgrrl!!! It looks fantastic! (I was going to say exhillerating, but I can't figure out how to spell it)

I'm putting it on my list of things to do.




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[*] posted on 8-4-2008 at 01:41 PM


Very exciting and inspirational and fast.. The landsailing world speed record is 116 MPH. One pilot, no crew. Not meant as a high jack, just an interesting observation to me.

This is NOT the recordholder, this is a challangeer from the UK.

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[*] posted on 9-23-2008 at 10:21 PM


A few years ago I was windsurfing near some sailboats. I was passing the first one on the up wind side and the people were watching me instead of what they were doing. We got a big gust of wind and the sailboat almost got blown down and then it turned up into the wind. I pass the front with just a few feet to spare.

There was another sailboat in front so I decided to pass it with a lot more room. Again they were watching me and almost ran over a windsurfer that was down in the water.

That movie shows a lot of people sailing real close together which makes me hope nothing will go wrong.
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